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 200
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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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 200
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
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