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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
OneOC N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Water Missions International N/A SC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
GLAAD Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Mrelief N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 303,067

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,904,942
D C Preparatory Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Butte County Firefighters Burn and Benevolent Fund N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WGBH Educational Foundation N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Salk Institute for Biological Studies N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 4,546,792

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Institute for Educational Advancement CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Lumind-Research Down Syndrome Foundation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Outward Bound California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 270,575

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Water Missions International United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
GLAAD Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fiat Lux Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Mrelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 303,067

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13110 records found.