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)
San Mateo Park Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seeds of Learning N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
WeHOPE San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Aina Hookupu O Kilauea N/A HI United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cultural Survival, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc N/A NJ United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Family House, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
EBP Chile SpA N/A Chile Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Discovery Museum Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,500
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Park Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seeds of Learning N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
WeHOPE San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Aina Hookupu O Kilauea N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cultural Survival, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Family House, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
EBP Chile SpA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Discovery Museum Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,500
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kuumbwa Jazz Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Asapbio CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 40,365
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Partnership for Children and Youth CA Education Donor Advised 2018 685
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Public Health Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 334,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Park Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seeds of Learning United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
WeHOPE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Aina Hookupu O Kilauea United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cultural Survival, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Family House, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
EBP Chile SpA Chile Environment Donor Advised 2018 123,630
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,500
United Way Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 428,580

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13110 records found.