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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kevin Coleman Foundation Inc N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Learning Center Institute N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ohio Campus Compact N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative N/A OH United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Knowledgeworks Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Youngstown State University N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Youngstown State University Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 37,500
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 764,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Colorado State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Indian College Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 34,338
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Church Health Center of Memphis Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Paws Up for Veterans N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 111,938

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marvin Lewis Community Fund OH General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Saint Ignatius High School of Cleveland OH Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Edgewood High School Alumni Association Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Zachary & Elizabeth M Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shine Global, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
HIAS, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Principe Productions Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,200,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Eagle Academy Foundation, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 8,391,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Wild Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 139,450

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