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)
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CAIR Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lafayette Partners in Education Contra Costa CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Lowell Catholic High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Mission Economic Development Agency San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,295,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sandia Search Dogs N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Santa Cruz Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz Film Festival N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 330,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Santa Cruz Little League N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 725,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 49,900
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Sierra Nevada College NV Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Andhra CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,313
Silicon Valley Leadership Group CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 -6,352
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,600
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Nevada Journeys NV Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 31,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Pregnancy & Health CA Health Donor Advised 2019 550
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,206,686

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of Sonoma County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CAIR Foundation Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lafayette Partners in Education United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Learning and Loving Education Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Lowell Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Mission Economic Development Agency United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,295,450

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13280 records found.