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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loyola Marymount University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Marin Agricultural Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 33,500
Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New York Center for Autism Charter School Bronx N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Nova Academy N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Outward Bound California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Phillips Exeter Academy N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,110,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 525
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 600
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
The Allen Temple Leadership Institute Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 105,860

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 190,950

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Loyola Marymount University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Marin Agricultural Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 33,500
Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New York Center for Autism Charter School Bronx United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Nova Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Outward Bound California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Phillips Exeter Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,110,200

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13280 records found.