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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Cycles N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. N/A MD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 272,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 35,542
Museum of Fine Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fuller Theological Seminary N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 42,504
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 39,445
Casa Latina N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Excellence in Education Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Solidago Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Unloop N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
The Primary School - East Palo Alto N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Theatre Lab N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Autonomous University of Honduras N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free Software Foundation Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Green America N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,972,791

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Institute for Human & Social Development Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Human & Social Development Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Berkshire Montessori School Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
New Israel Fund ME Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 9,619,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Cycles United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
South County Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rethreaded Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 272,950

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13110 records found.