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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Intermusic Sf San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 641,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Intermusic Sf San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 641,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
AOPA Foundation MD Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,146,229

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