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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A HI United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Western Kentucky University Foundation N/A KY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Community Supported Shelters N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wayfinder Family Services N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Management Center N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Christian Missionary Fellowship N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,069,866
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
California Black Media N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Page SUM 6,648,301

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Western Kentucky University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
Community Supported Shelters N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wayfinder Family Services N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Management Center N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Christian Missionary Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,069,866
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Orlando VA Medical Center N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 810
California Black Media N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Page SUM 6,648,301

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Call to Justice CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center SC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 33,160
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2018 400
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 62,000
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
UniversalGiving CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 217,740

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Friends of Nevada Wilderness United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Lutheran Church in America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern California Public Radio United States Other Donor Advised 2018 240
Quest Counseling & Consulting United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Take the Lead Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Teresa's Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 24,340

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13110 records found.