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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Mavericks Coastside Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village UCC San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 30,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count N/A CT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
North Star Academy Parents Club San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 266,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 355,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 357,000

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magic Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village UCC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WeHOPE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 30,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
North Star Academy Parents Club United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Palo Alto Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 266,500

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13280 records found.