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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat N/A MP United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College N/A NC United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Art Council Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sarara Institute N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Union rempart N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American University in Cairo N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fordham University N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A OK United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 979,358

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Art Council Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sarara Institute N/A Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Union rempart N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American University in Cairo N/A Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fordham University N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 979,358

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Unbounded Learning Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri UT Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Trinity Christian College Association IL Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Illinois Institute of Technology IL Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Page SUM 3,772,369

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 55,000

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