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)
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 112,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Simprints N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Pratham USA N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Drug Policy Alliance N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
Malaria Consortium N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Colorado State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Indian College Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 26,649,567

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
GiveWell CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Blue Angels Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Philanthropy Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Amor Ministries Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lean Lab MO Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Cupertino Educational Endowment CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 31,381,230

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 112,600

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13110 records found.