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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -20,100
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 41,500
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
JPR Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 625
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 850
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Library Study Hall N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lyceum Schools Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mending Wings N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Page SUM 136,425

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sequoia High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Calistoga Rotary Foundation Inc N/ANapa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canton Church Restoration, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Centers for Spiritual Living N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Choose Love Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Climate Mobilization Coalition Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Legal Services Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 236,370
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stichting North Star Alliance N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Surge Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 837,920

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KickStart-International Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Library Study Hall NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Council on Teacher Quality DC Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
New Venture Fund DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pilot Light IL Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2019 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Page SUM 2,789,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sequoia High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Calistoga Rotary Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 9,300
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Canton Church Restoration, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Centers for Spiritual Living United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Choose Love Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Climate Mobilization Coalition Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Legal Services Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 236,370
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stichting North Star Alliance Netherlands Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Surge Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
The Carter Center, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 837,920

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13280 records found.