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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
North American Grouse Partnership N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A IL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 428,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University College London N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
North American Grouse Partnership N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 418,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ventura County Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Wilderness Society CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heartbeat OR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Morning Forum of Los Altos CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 665,052
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 756,952

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