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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
World Leadership Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. N/A MA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
World Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 200
SETI Institute Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
American Society For Microbiology DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -12,354
Women Thrive Worldwide DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -12,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
Oakland Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,500
Samasource, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
WonderWork Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 -40,000
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Compassion Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Page SUM -600,763

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Utah United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.