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)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Green Corps Inc N/A CO United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Prairie Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
OMF International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
We Are Cherished Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Green Corps Inc N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Forests Forever Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Prairie Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
OMF International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Denver Film Society CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
VMC Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PRX Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Learning Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bethel Church of Redding CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 171,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Green Corps Inc United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Forests Forever Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
OMF International, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.