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
Civil Rights Corps N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Alder Graduate School of Education San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
IDinsight San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,666,112
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,738,000
Center for Election Science N/A IL United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,850,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
FPF Education and Innovation Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,999,961
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Civil Rights Corps N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Alder Graduate School of Education San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
IDinsight San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,666,112
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,738,000
Center for Election Science N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Opportunity Institute Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
NUS America Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,850,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
FPF Education and Innovation Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,999,961
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Civil Rights Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Alder Graduate School of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
IDinsight United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,666,112
Texas Public Policy Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,738,000
Center for Election Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Opportunity Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
NUS America Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,850,000
California Charter Schools Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,850,000
Compassion in World Farming International England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
FPF Education and Innovation Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,999,961
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
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