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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth N/A DC United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 325,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A PA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A PA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A PA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Martha's Table N/A DC United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A PA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 500
Epiphany Lutheran Church N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Passageways Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Preble Street N/A ME United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation N/A NY United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cole Valley Improvement Association San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 700
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 24,900
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Page SUM 816,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 325,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Martha's Table N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 500
Epiphany Lutheran Church N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Passageways Institute, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Preble Street N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cole Valley Improvement Association San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 700
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 24,900
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Page SUM 816,100

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Project SYNCERE IL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose State University CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Jude School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Casa Jojo Foundation TX Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Swarthmore College PA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Curriki CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc TX Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of California San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 431,250
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Valor Collegiate Academies TN Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
James Stephens Montessori School LA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Lehigh University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,100,550

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
America's Promise-The Alliance for Youth United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 245,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 325,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Martha's Table United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Committee Sports for Israel, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 500
Epiphany Lutheran Church United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Passageways Institute, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Preble Street United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cole Valley Improvement Association United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 700
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 24,900
Proyectos Integrales en Economia Sustentable PIES de la Tier Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Page SUM 816,100

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13280 records found.