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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Lend A Hand Foundation Inc of Northern California Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Little Wishes Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Mark Day School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy Multiplied America Inc N/A TN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,300
Mochaa Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Mozilla Foundation N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 285,166
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Newark Rotary Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
One World Children's Fund N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 32,300,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 33,289,916

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Crowden Music Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 119,860

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 101,900

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Lend A Hand Foundation Inc of Northern California United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Little Wishes United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Mark Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy Multiplied America Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 18,300
Mochaa Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 285,166
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Newark Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
One World Children's Fund United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pachamama Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 32,300,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 33,289,916

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13280 records found.