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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Greek Orthodox Community of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon Foundation Supporting A Cure for Cancer N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Preservation Trust, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Eating Disorders Association N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,640
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Our Lady of the Wayside Church San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pelican Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 151,040

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Greek Orthodox Community of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon Foundation Supporting A Cure for Cancer N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Preservation Trust, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Eating Disorders Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,640
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Our Lady of the Wayside Church San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pelican Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 151,040

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Michael Harris Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Northwestern University IL Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pelican Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,167,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Greek Orthodox Community of Santa Clara County United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Oregon Foundation Supporting A Cure for Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Preservation Trust, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Eating Disorders Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,640
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Our Lady of the Wayside Church United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Paralyzed Veterans of America United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pelican Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 151,040

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13280 records found.