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)
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,302,876
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Juilliard School N/A NY Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Field Research N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,450
Taft Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Sheng Zhen Society N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,612,914

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,302,876
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Purdue University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Juilliard School N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Field Research N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,450
Taft Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Sheng Zhen Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,612,914

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College NH Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. FL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Plug in America CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Schools for Salone WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Rutgers University Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Communities in Schools of Los Angeles Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 996,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,302,876
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Purdue University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Juilliard School Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Field Research United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,450
Taft Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Rural Development Fund Public Fund Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Silicon Valley Creates United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Sheng Zhen Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,612,914

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13110 records found.