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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 800
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rosenberg Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
California Coalition for Rural Housing Project N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sesame Workshop N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cardea Center for Women San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 7,100
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 3,841,413

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 800
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rosenberg Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
California Coalition for Rural Housing Project N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sesame Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cardea Center for Women San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 7,100
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 3,841,413

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 800
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Proximity Designs United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rosenberg Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
California Coalition for Rural Housing Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Sesame Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cardea Center for Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 7,100
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,279,913
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 3,841,413

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13280 records found.