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
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Givelight Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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