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, and corporate 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)
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh N/A PA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Calvary Presbyterian Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Village School N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Marys Academy N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Khan Academy, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Napa County Land Trust Napa CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
The Hill School N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project LLC N/A CO United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Alum Rock Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,748
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CURATUS Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yavneh Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 19,257
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 472,487

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Calvary Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Village School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Marys Academy United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lovin Spoonfuls Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Khan Academy, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
Napa County Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
The Hill School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project LLC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 985,055

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13110 records found.