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)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Rye Historical Society N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 141,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PAMS Foundation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Heartbeat N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Domestic Violence Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Le Moyne College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 301,445

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Church of Christ Scientist CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JustLeadershipUSA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc HI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Indian College Fund CO Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc DC Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seed Global Health Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Archaeological Conservancy NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fangcao Reading Circle CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 244,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Legal Aid United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Domestic Violence Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Le Moyne College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 301,445

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13110 records found.