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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovations for Poverty Action N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut College N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovations for Poverty Action N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Canine Companions for Independence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Laboure Society MN General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hand in Hand American Friends of Cntr for Jewish-Arab Edu in OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Public Radio, Inc. MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund FL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Karuna-Shechen USA NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 95,095

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Denver Dumb Friends League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovations for Poverty Action United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Young Women's Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 161,850

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13110 records found.