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
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hiller Aviation Institute San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hiller Aviation Institute San Mateo Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
New York University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 -279
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL Education Donor Advised 2019 -339
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -400
International Fire Relief Mission MN International Development Donor Advised 2019 -500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 -560
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Regents of the University of California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -949
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
East Palo Alto Police Activities League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Maram Foundation TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Palo Alto High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Guatemala Human Rights Commission USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Society for Scientific Exploration NJ Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc KY Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
CARE - Headquarters GA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,100
Page SUM -16,514

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