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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Watch of Oregon N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Fathers and Families N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Scalawag N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,518,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Watch of Oregon N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Fathers and Families N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Scalawag N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 850
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,518,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jefferson County Historical Society IN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
EarthEnable MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Good Shepherd Services NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Life Network Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
APA Heritage Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,157,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Worker Hospitality House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Water Watch of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Fathers and Families United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Scalawag United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,518,100

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13110 records found.