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
Array Alliance Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Dignity and Power Now N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Access to the Arts, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pacific Charter School Development Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
EL Education Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NEO Philanthropy N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Array Alliance Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Dignity and Power Now N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Access to the Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pacific Charter School Development Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
EL Education Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NEO Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
World Central Kitchen Incorporated PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Union Square Business Improvement District CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Array Alliance Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
REDF CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Dignity and Power Now CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pacific Charter School Development Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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