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)
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Assist International, Inc. N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Focus on the Family N/A CO United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
WomenSV Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Portola Valley Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Synapse School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 1,452,236

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of the Smith College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Juilliard School N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Be The Match Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Governor Dummer Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heifer International Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Recovery Network Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Times Up Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 1,730,645

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Omni Commons CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Loyola High School Foundation MI Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Illinois at Chicago IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 227,053

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Assist International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Focus on the Family United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Ski Team Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Portola Valley Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 1,452,236

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13110 records found.