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)
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pew Charitable Trusts N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
4word N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Real School Gardens N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Page SUM 15,318,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pew Charitable Trusts N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
4word N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Film Institute Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Real School Gardens N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame de Namur University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -50,000
Parent Teacher Association of Lillie Devereaux Blake School NY Education Donor Advised 2019 3,600
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Physicians for Human Rights, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,424
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 152,665
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
AOPA Foundation MD Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asset Education CO Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose -Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Developm CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save The Waves Coalition CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 468,889

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Northern Maine Community College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pew Charitable Trusts United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Real School Gardens United States Education Donor Advised 2019 115,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Page SUM 15,318,700

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13280 records found.