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)
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Holy Angels School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Educators for Excellence N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Panzi Foundation N/A DC United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
Progressive Change Institute N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indiana University Foundation N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,565,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Holy Angels School San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Educators for Excellence N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Panzi Foundation N/A Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
Progressive Change Institute N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indiana University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,565,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Colon Cancer Alliance DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Media Matters for America DC Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Homeless Services Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy TN Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Intermusic Sf CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
South Bay Musical Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Solar Electric Light Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hawaii Community Foundation HI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,613,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Holy Angels School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Educators for Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Panzi Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Gilroy Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
Progressive Change Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Democracy and Technology United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indiana University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,565,950

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13110 records found.