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)
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mashvarati Ecology N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Medical Students for Choice N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action N/A Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Arbor Day Foundation N/A NE United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 450
Academy for Eating Disorders N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project N/A NY United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Plenty International N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 555,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mashvarati Ecology N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Medical Students for Choice N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Arbor Day Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 450
Academy for Eating Disorders N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Plenty International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 555,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mashvarati Ecology Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 64,100
Medical Students for Choice United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Buska Hamar Integrated Community Development Action Ethiopia Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Arbor Day Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 450
Academy for Eating Disorders United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Plenty International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 555,700

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13280 records found.