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 ascending
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 120,000
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 117,737
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research N/A VIC Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
University of Hawaii N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
The University of Edinburgh N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 116,534
ACTAsia for Animals (UK) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Inspiring Futures A Volunteer Uganda Trust N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 115,250
Aldea- The People's Justice Center N/A PA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Madre Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Bellwether Education Partners N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 114,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 2,340,465

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
California Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 120,000
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 117,737
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 117,034
University of Hawaii N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
The University of Edinburgh N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 116,534
ACTAsia for Animals (UK) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Inspiring Futures A Volunteer Uganda Trust N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Pyxera Global, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 115,995
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 115,250
Aldea- The People's Justice Center N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Madre Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Bellwether Education Partners N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 114,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
My Possibilities N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 2,340,465

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Root Capital, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Gathering for Justice Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Wogrammer Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Paris Review Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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