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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dream Corps Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,875,449

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of the East Bay Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,875,449

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hand to Hold TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Keshet IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Beyond Breast Cancer PA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
One Refugee Child Inc. CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 5,186,900

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