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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amadiora A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Christian Community Development Association N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 907,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Christian Community Development Association N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 894,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StarVista CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Green Corps Inc CO Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Parkside Boosters CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Day Laborer Organizing Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sports Challenge TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 800
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Unify the World CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta GA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Lava Mae CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Community Water Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Page SUM 412,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Amadiora A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Christian Community Development Association United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Page SUM 918,450

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13110 records found.