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
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Cabrillo Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A Civic Participation 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
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education 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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar CA Human Services 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 California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
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