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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A HI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
L S B Leakey Foundation Fr Resrch to Mans Origin Behaviour & San Francisco CA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Makesoil N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
NAMI San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peace First, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 305,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 269,550

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 429,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Koloa Union United Church of Christ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
L S B Leakey Foundation Fr Resrch to Mans Origin Behaviour & United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Makesoil United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
NAMI San Mateo County United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peace First, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 305,500

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13280 records found.