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)
Homeless ID Project N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Concrn Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Defenders of Wildlife N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A NJ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,750,000
Committee of 100 Inc N/A NY United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Channing House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 800
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, Inc. N/A ID United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 4,267,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Homeless ID Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Concrn Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Defenders of Wildlife N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,750,000
Committee of 100 Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 800
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 4,267,725

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charles Armstrong School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 10,280,717

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