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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana de San Jose In Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Navy Seal Foundation, Inc. N/A VA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 50,000
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Peninsula Choral Association DBA Peninsula Girls Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Pine Street Inn, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 156,000
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 6,324,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 90,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana de San Jose In United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Narrative Magazine Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Navy Seal Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 50,000
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Peninsula Choral Association DBA Peninsula Girls Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Pine Street Inn, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 156,000
Annunciation House Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 6,324,000

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13280 records found.