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)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 21,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 316,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 360
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Medical Foundation for Health Care Research & Educ Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 492,110

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greenlining Institute CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 12,821
Global Diversity Foundation, Inc. VT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Good Food Institute, Inc. DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Unity Care Group CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco State University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sky's the Limit Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Challenge Success CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One World Children's Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,125,321

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Leadership Group United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
The Unity Care Group United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Hacker Fund United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
San Jose Police Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 3,354
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
TransFormCA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,028,074

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13110 records found.