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)
National Research Council of Italy N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JBI International, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American India Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. N/A RI United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,000
California Charter Schools Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 333,333
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Arts Corps N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Freedom's Shield N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Valor Collegiate Academies N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Research Council of Italy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JBI International, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,000
California Charter Schools Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 333,333
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Arts Corps N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Freedom's Shield N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Valor Collegiate Academies N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,475,024

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Research Council of Italy Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JBI International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American India Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wesleyan University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bravo Family Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,000
California Charter Schools Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 333,333
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Arts Corps United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Freedom's Shield United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Valor Collegiate Academies United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,475,024

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13110 records found.