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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson County Child Abuse Task Force N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Military Museum Project N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Oregon State University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catlin Gabel School N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools N/A OR United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alameda Elementary School N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 29,496
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,575
Meals on Wheels People Inc N/A OR United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bethlehem Inn N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Neighborhood House Inc. N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Heartbeat N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hillsboro Community Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 152,521

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Empirical Resolution Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Crisis Action, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Purdue University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Fugees Family Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Profit, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
PBS Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
The Boston Foundation N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Wildflower Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Water Wells for Africa N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,074
CorpsAfrica N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 5,557,874

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Impact NW OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 450
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
International Society for Technology in Education OR Education Donor Advised 2018 720,000
Northwest Health Foundation II OR Donor Advised 2018 200,000
BendFilm OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific University OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 14,000
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,005,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Judaism by Choice Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yonge Street Mission Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
University of Zurich Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Faith in Action Bay Area United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Loyola High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of Illinois at Chicago United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 332,303

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