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)
Greg Richards Larry Polatsch & Scott Weingard Memorial Fund N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Infact N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Organization for Women and Development Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Movement Strategy Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greg Richards Larry Polatsch & Scott Weingard Memorial Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Infact N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Organization for Women and Development Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Movement Strategy Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Greg Richards Larry Polatsch & Scott Weingard Memorial Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Infact United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Organization for Women and Development Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Karuna-Shechen USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Legal Services for Children United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,025
Movement Strategy Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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13280 records found.