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, and corporate 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)
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Employer-School Council Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EarthEnable N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 124,695

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Employer-School Council Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EarthEnable N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 124,695

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Polaris Project DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,683
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc TX Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canary Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,500
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,814,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phillips Brooks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Market Philadelphia Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Peace Education Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Employer-School Council United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greyhound Pets of America United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maui Preparatory Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EarthEnable United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 124,695

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13110 records found.