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 descending Year Amount (USD)
State Street Ballet N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Historical Society and Museum Association Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
International Bird Rescue N/ASolano CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 351,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 6,000
State Street Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Historical Society and Museum Association Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
International Bird Rescue N/ASolano Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
CuriOdyssey San Mateo Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Black Teacher Collaborative Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 336,700

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 21,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Bay Area Legal Aid CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Trustees of the Smith College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Access Fund CO Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sky's the Limit Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 36,000
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,400
The Oaks School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Bay Community Law Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stanford Health Care 227 CA Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 22,044,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 6,000
State Street Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Historical Society and Museum Association Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
International Bird Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
CuriOdyssey United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Black Teacher Collaborative Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Red White & Blue Charity United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 336,700

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13280 records found.