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)
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,500
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Grove Public Library Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 262,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Triton Tech 6072 N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ultimate Peace Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Root Capital, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
New York University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,400
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 8,625
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
Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 25,138,725

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sequoia High School Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Woodside Village Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Parents Education Network CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TheatreWorks CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Philippine Development Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 326,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
St Jude Memorial Foundation United States Catholic Conferenc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 23,333
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Reservations United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 190,833

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