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 ascending
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Poor People's Radio Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.