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)
Wilcox Health Foundation N/A HI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. N/A CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Food Animal Concerns Trust N/A IL United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Philanthropy Project San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 835,000
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 11,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 835,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wilcox Health Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Food Animal Concerns Trust N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Philanthropy Project San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 835,000
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 11,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 835,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
InterAction Initiative Inc IN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
Noora Health CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends & Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University IL Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Theatre Lab DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Story of Stuff Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association IA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Villa Siena Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 516,810

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wilcox Health Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project Read - Menlo Park Literacy Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Food Animal Concerns Trust United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Philanthropy Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 835,000
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 11,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 835,450

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13110 records found.