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)
WomenShelter of Long Beach N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JOIN N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
William Carey University N/A MS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo-Foster City School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 19,700
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Call to Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,427,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
WomenShelter of Long Beach N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JOIN N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
William Carey University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo-Foster City School District San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 19,700
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Call to Justice San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,427,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Water Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Room to Read CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
PICO National Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 800,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County MD Other Donor Advised 2018 5,750
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 946,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Faces United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Desert Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
NAMI San Mateo County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 164,650

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13110 records found.