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)
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nantucket Historical Association N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National District Attorneys Association N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 774,994
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Teacher Center N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -50,000
Oligo Nation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Paraclete Mission Group Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,445
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prescott College, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 39,500
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Community Language Education and Research Services, Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 18,750
Page SUM 1,887,989

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
National University Corporation Kyoto University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
North Country School Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
First Look Media Works Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 21,000,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 47,900
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 22,882,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland OR Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Children With Special Needs CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Plastic Oceans International CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rainforest Action Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rosies Place Inc MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 478,829

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vista Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
National University Corporation Kyoto University Japan Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
North Country School Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Episcopal Relief and Development United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
First Look Media Works Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 21,000,000
Pastoralist Women for Health and Education Kenya Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 47,900
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 22,882,900

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13280 records found.