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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ising Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
New Teacher Center N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Susan B. Anthony Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 788,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Hand in Hand American Friends of Cntr for Jewish-Arab Edu in N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Triton Tech 6072 N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Root Capital, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
New York University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,400
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 8,625
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sawtooth Botanical Gardens Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 25,171,725

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Phoenix High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Congregation Emek Beracha CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,650
Affordable Housing Now - Yes on Props 1 & 2 Coalition CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 75,000
Page SUM 405,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Stage Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mosaic Family Services Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gary Sinise Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
New Teacher Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,875
PAWSitively Cats United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Lane College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 25,264,335

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13110 records found.