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)
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Studies Assn N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Ke Ali'I Pauahi Foundation N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Toa Nafasi Project Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 624,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Council of Land Trusts N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
New Mt Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Placer Family Housing Non-Profit Organization N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 109,700

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 540
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American India Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center TX Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PathLight International Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 27,240

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Council of Land Trusts United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Kol Emeth United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of the Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Resource Area For Teaching United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
New Mt Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Placer Family Housing Non-Profit Organization United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 109,700

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13110 records found.