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 Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Joe Goode Performance Group San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Approach Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 69,400
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 358,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Joe Goode Performance Group San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Approach Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 69,400
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 358,900

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. FL International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 75,321
Whittier College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Salt Lake Community Action Program UT Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,373
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Transgender Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
Digital NEST CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 223,920
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,708,027

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Heriot-Watt University Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 88,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Founders Pledge Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 780,000
King's College London England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,740
ARVI TRUST India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Child Care Association of New York United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bayou Chicot Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Beach Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Birchwood Middle School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Carver Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edward Neill Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,297,740

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13110 records found.