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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
CureSearch for Children's Cancer N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Thorn N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao Getulio Vargas N/A Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Turnaround for Children, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Good Films Impact N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
CureSearch for Children's Cancer N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Thorn N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao Getulio Vargas N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Turnaround for Children, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Good Films Impact N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
UC Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Thorn NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Morehouse College GA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Effective Altruism Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Carnegie Mellon University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Lean Lab MO Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Spelman College GA Higher Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
National Redistricting Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
CureSearch for Children's Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao de Apoio a Universidade de Sao Paulo-FUSP Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Thorn United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacao Getulio Vargas Brazil Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Turnaround for Children, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Democracy and Technology United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Good Films Impact United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
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13280 records found.