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)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Susan B. Anthony Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National LGBTQ Task Force N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Stories N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Consumer Reports Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Susan B. Anthony Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wilderness Society San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National LGBTQ Task Force N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Stories N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Consumer Reports Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Confucius Church of Stockton CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Springboard Collaborative PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. TN Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 792,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Susan B. Anthony Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National LGBTQ Task Force United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Stories United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Consumer Reports Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Page SUM 323,475

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13110 records found.