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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CorpsAfrica N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
California Waterfowl Association N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interim, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,073,965

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CorpsAfrica N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Florida N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
California Waterfowl Association N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interim, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,073,965

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Film Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CALmatters CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
GLAAD Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dream Corps CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Center For Documentary Studies NC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
WonderWork Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 504,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sing for America Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Florida United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 536,965
California Waterfowl Association United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interim, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,073,965

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13110 records found.