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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planetree Health Library Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA Hawaii Congress N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Provide, Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Year, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Reading Results N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 358,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
George School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Race Swami N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hebron Academy Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Roy Gomm Elementary School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New Israel Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Catholic Conference N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 104,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA DE General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 225,750

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planetree Health Library United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA Hawaii Congress United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Provide, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Reading Results United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bulamu Healthcare International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 358,200

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13110 records found.