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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women's Sports Foundation N/A NY United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Juilliard School N/A NY Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
CorpsAfrica N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
One Degree San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
PC Charitable Foundation N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jikoji Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,444,063

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women's Sports Foundation N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Juilliard School N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
CorpsAfrica N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
One Degree San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
PC Charitable Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jikoji Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,444,063

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Partners International WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
We Care Solar CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CuriOdyssey CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Institute on Aging CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Joyful Heart Foundation NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PICO National Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
North Valley Animal Disaster Group CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,269,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Women's Sports Foundation United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Juilliard School Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Delta Upsilon Educational Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
Silicon Valley Creates United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Avatar Meher Babas Circle of Friends United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
PC Charitable Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jikoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,444,063

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13110 records found.