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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,909
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy Ships N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
Austin Film Society N/A TX United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,613
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 61,735
Circular Board, Inc. N/A TX United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 1,751,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 49,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Saint Andrew's School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,339,350

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM -8,500

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