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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hokoji N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Development and Children Foundation N/A MD United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Players Santa Clara CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Momentum Community Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Church of the Nativity San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Real Hope for Haiti N/A IN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 216,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hokoji N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Development and Children Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Players Santa Clara Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Momentum Community Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Church of the Nativity San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Real Hope for Haiti N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Western American Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church Outside CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 12,821
Global Diversity Foundation, Inc. VT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Leadership Roundtable Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Unity Care Group CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SHE-CAN Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Challenge Success CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New York University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 426,747
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One World Children's Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 823,968

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Development and Children Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Players United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Momentum Community Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Church of the Nativity United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Real Hope for Haiti United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 216,950

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13110 records found.