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 descending
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -81,532
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Samasource, Inc. San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM -22,036,102

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -81,532
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Compassion Institute San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Samasource, Inc. San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM -22,036,102

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Center for Young Women's Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Advanced Energy Economy Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 -300,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -246,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 -103,500
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Health Care Without Harm VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Page SUM -51,927,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
Page SUM 237,830

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25 records found.