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)
Victory Ranch Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tax-Aid San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 74,292
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,353
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mullen Hall Parent Teacher Organization PTO N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Carry the Vision Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -250
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,500
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 2,041,045

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Big Life Foundation USA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 800
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 202,850

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Immigrant Defenders Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM -23,957,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tax-Aid United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 74,292
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,353
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mullen Hall Parent Teacher Organization PTO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Carry the Vision United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
uAspire Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -250
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,500
Heifer Project International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 2,041,045

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13110 records found.