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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Dignity and Power Now N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Country School Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
Democracy Works, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
American Studies Assn N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Association for Family School and Community Engagem N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 668
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
A Woman's Nation N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Crisis Text Line N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Dignity and Power Now N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Country School Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
Democracy Works, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
American Studies Assn N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Association for Family School and Community Engagem N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 668
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
A Woman's Nation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Crisis Text Line N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 767,368

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Pacifica Resource Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund VA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 625
San Francisco Martime National Park Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sing for America Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Answers Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Charter Schools Consortium CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 165,000
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 20,417,125

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Dignity and Power Now United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
The Unity Care Group United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Country School Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
Democracy Works, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Karuna-Shechen USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Association for Family School and Community Engagem United States Education Donor Advised 2018 668
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Crisis Text Line United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 767,368

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13110 records found.