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)
Tucson Wildlife Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pepperdine University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc. N/A IN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tucson Wildlife Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pepperdine University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tucson Wildlife Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Star Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.