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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Making Waves Foundation Inc Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,599,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Making Waves Foundation Inc Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,599,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Rescue Mission CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Miss Porters School Inc CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Defenders of Wildlife DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
St. Paul Academy and Summit School MN Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Roy Gomm Parent Faculty Association NV Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Conservation Earth, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Holy Spirit School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,329,931

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