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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Parikrma USA Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Physicians for Human Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adirondack Land Trust Inc N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
PushBlack N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A NV United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Reno Rodeo Foundation N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno N/A NV United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 766,116

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Our Lady of the Isle N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Paralyzed Veterans of America Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Prescott College, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Red Bull Theater, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 22,600
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Bayes Impact Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 320,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Congregation Emek Beracha CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The OPS Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Daly City Community Service Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equi-Ed Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family House, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Utah UT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Venture For America, Inc. NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 541,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Our Lady of the Isle United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Paralyzed Veterans of America United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Prescott College, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Our Kids Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Red Bull Theater, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 22,600
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Bayes Impact United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 320,250

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13280 records found.