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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dancers Group San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Shades LLC N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Preserve Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,450
Page SUM 125,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 49,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Page SUM 1,337,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 38,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Trout United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Passageway Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Dancers Group United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Shades LLC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Preserve Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,450
Page SUM 141,400

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13110 records found.