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)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ministry of Kordada Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Council on Teacher Quality N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Sun Rising N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 53,950
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alexandria House N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 770,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ministry of Kordada Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Council on Teacher Quality N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Sun Rising N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 53,950
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alexandria House N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Puente de la Costa Sur San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 770,450

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Mass Design Group MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,550
Medstar-Georgetown Medical Center Inc DC Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Music at the Mission CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Israel Fund ME Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pebble Beach Company Foundation CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presentation High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 64,764
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live CO Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 903,014

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ministry of Kordada Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Council on Teacher Quality United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Sun Rising United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Okizu Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 53,950
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Alexandria House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 770,450

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13280 records found.