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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mount Saint Marys University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
New York Botanical Garden N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
On the Move N/ANapa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Outward Bound California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Parents for Peace N/A TN United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Night Night San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 260,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mount Saint Marys University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
National Geographic Society N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
New York Botanical Garden N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
On the Move N/ANapa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Outward Bound California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Parents for Peace N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Five San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Night Night San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Purdue University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 260,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International School of the Peninsula CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
King Baudouin Foundation US, Inc. NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
McKenzie River Trust OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mills College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
National Immigration Forum Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
New York Genome Center Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
NumFOCUS Inc TX Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Pachamama Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parkinson's Foundation Inc. FL Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 848,100

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mount Saint Marys University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
New York Botanical Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
On the Move United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Outward Bound California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Parents for Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Project Night Night United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Purdue University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 260,700

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13280 records found.