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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Carry the Vision Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Results N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Film Society San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wings Learning Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 695,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carry the Vision Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Results N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Theiss Research N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Film Society San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wings Learning Center Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 695,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Archaeological Conservancy NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Teacher Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley TX Other Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. FL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Martin C Kauffman One Hundred Club of Alameda County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Living Goods CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Unity Care Group CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karam Foundation NFP IL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,049,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carry the Vision United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Results United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bulamu Healthcare International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Film Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wings Learning Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 695,700

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13110 records found.