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)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
PathLight International Inc Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Steele-Corbett Group Homes Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Outward Bound California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museo Italo-Americano San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Steele-Corbett Group Homes Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Outward Bound California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museo Italo-Americano San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Page SUM 409,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
California Institute of Integral Studies CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Psoriasis Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Mary's Catholic School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Boys Chorus CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc NV Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Sonoran Desert Alliance AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 27,000
Page SUM 228,787

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco First Tee United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Church of the Nativity United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 700
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
Townsend K-12 Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
FII - National United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Portland Rescue Mission United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 450
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Womankind Worldwide Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
HIAS, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Page SUM 591,785

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13110 records found.