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 2020, as well as the five 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 represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 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)
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Geoscience Education in Action N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -5
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Francisco City Impact San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caminar Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meira Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Page SUM 1,793,015

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of the Pacific N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Relief Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 840
City of Hope N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Freedom's Shield N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Capital & Main N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Shabbat Project Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Asamblea de Pueblos Indigenas por la Soberania Alimentaria N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Black Media N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 3,203,040

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism CA Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Chemists Without Borders Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Consumer Reports Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area TX General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Valor Collegiate Academies TN Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Eisenhower Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bridges to Community Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nepal Youth Foundation CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MD Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,018,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of the Pacific United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 840
City of Hope United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Freedom's Shield United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Capital & Main United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Shabbat Project Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greater Yellowstone Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Asamblea de Pueblos Indigenas por la Soberania Alimentaria Mexico Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Black Media United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 3,203,040

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13110 records found.