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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Special Ops SV Inc Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dark Public Organization N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Jazz Gallery N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The Primary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,885,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Thousand Currents Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A WV United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
We Got Us Now Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 4,629,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Special Ops SV Inc Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dark Public Organization N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Jazz Gallery N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The Primary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 3,885,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
We Got Us Now Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 4,629,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Partnership for Public Service Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Real Food America VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
RISE Colorado CO Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. TX Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,648,200

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Special Ops SV Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dark Public Organization Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Jazz Gallery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The Primary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,885,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Opportunity Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Thousand Currents United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trout Unlimited, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Foundation for Excellence, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
We Got Us Now Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 4,629,250

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13280 records found.