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)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A MO United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Rape Trauma Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
PBS Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 3,369,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Rape Trauma Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
PBS Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 3,369,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
B-Word Worldwide OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Resonate Workshops CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Child Care Association of New York NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Carmel Ideas Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Fugees Family Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Matter of Trust, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 227,582
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Neighborhood House Inc. OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 465,232

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Rape Trauma Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Beth David United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Civic Leadership USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
PBS Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Senior Services for Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 3,369,950

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13110 records found.