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, and corporate 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Independence High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 60,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Phoenix High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Independence High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 60,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
GreenLight Fund Inc MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Education Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PARS Equality Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 17,500
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 48,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
KAM Family Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Battery Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Swarthmore College PA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Genesys Works Bay Area CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Creates CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,168,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 180,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
BASIC Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,726
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Institute for Shipboard Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Real Hope for Haiti United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad Dog Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Coastside Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 373,826

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13110 records found.