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)
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nami Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
PFLAG Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rye Presbyterian Church N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
Page SUM 2,672,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nami Santa Cruz County N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
PFLAG Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rye Presbyterian Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
Page SUM 2,672,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Berkeley City Club Conservancy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 885,469
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,480,119

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nami Santa Cruz County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
PFLAG Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rye Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
Page SUM 2,672,500

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13110 records found.