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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Science from Scientists N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New York University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,400
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Resources for Human Development Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Louisiana State University N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 3,008,285

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Water Wells for Africa N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,074
CorpsAfrica N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
The Small Things N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Culturetrust Greater Philadelphia N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gogebic Community College Found N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 389,299

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Jazz House Kids Inc. NJ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 350
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International IL International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sweet Briar Institute VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy MI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 372,600

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Homeboy Industries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Operations and Development - Giving Children Hope United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 13,700
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Council of Chief State School Officers United States Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Science from Scientists United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New York University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,400
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Resources for Human Development Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Louisiana State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 3,008,285

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13110 records found.