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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
African Mission Healthcare Foundation N/A CO United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
International Bird Rescue N/ASolano CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
La Comida Senior Nutrition Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LEAP Innovations N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 3,189,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Year Up Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
International Bird Rescue N/ASolano Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
La Comida Senior Nutrition Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LEAP Innovations N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 2,589,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Corporate Partners NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Greenlining Institute CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillbarn Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hospice by the Bay CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ice911 Research Corporation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Rett Syndrome Foundation OH Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Kind, Inc. DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Juilliard School NY Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 76,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magic Theatre Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,128,696

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 24,750
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Independence High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
International Bird Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
La Comida Senior Nutrition United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LEAP Innovations United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 2,591,700

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13280 records found.