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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Charles Armstrong School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Geohazards International San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Charles Armstrong School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Geohazards International San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Resonate Church Alameda Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
University of Idaho Foundation Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
C 60 Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Friends of Latet Humanitarian Aid Inc MA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Cares Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Texas Radiological Society Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Housing Endowment & Tr of San Mateo County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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