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)
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High N/A KS United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Arcadia University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 19,500
The Small Things N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Sur Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Focus on the Family N/A CO United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,765
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Arcadia University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 19,500
The Small Things N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Sur Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Focus on the Family N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,765
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Institute for Medical Research United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Arcadia University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 19,500
The Small Things United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Sur Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Focus on the Family United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shine Global, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,765
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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13110 records found.