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)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo High School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fox Island Concerts Inc N/A ME United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,600
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
iCivics N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Clean Air Task Force Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo High School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fox Island Concerts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,600
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
iCivics N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Clean Air Task Force Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Churchill Club United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fox Island Concerts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,600
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
iCivics United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Clean Air Task Force Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.