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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Forward Justice N/A NC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Revival Inc. N/A MA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,492,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Forward Justice N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Revival Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,492,100

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Forward Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Revival Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,492,100

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13110 records found.