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)
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 625,000
Academy for Eating Disorders N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Indian Basketweavers Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Digital Nest Inc. N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alder Graduate School of Education San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Heifer International Foundation N/A AR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 3,550,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 625,000
Academy for Eating Disorders N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Indian Basketweavers Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Digital Nest Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alder Graduate School of Education San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 3,569,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2019 7,300
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humanities West CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Society for Technology in Education OR Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Millennium School of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sequoia Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Community Relations Council Minnesota & the Dakotas MN Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Faces CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Spirit of America Worldwide VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Stroke Awareness Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hospital for Hope India, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,175,200

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
GRID Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 625,000
Academy for Eating Disorders United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Indian Basketweavers Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 350
Digital Nest Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alder Graduate School of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 3,569,300

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13280 records found.