Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2019, as well as the four previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 525
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 525
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 540
Page SUM 10,155

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 525
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 525
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 540
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Solar Electric Light Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2018 600
Solar Electric Light Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
Sierra Mountain Music Camp CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Rosie the Riveter Tr CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
San Francisco Waldorf School Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 11,814

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