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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,700
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A HI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 8,100
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics N/A Hungary Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 5,178,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,700
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 8,100
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 5,178,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gavilan College Educational Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
CollegeSpring Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Learning Ally Inc NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 500
JustFix, Inc. NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Doc Society Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community College District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Earth University Foundation GA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family and Children Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
New York Public Radio NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Compass High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 297,425

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,700
Koloa Union United Church of Christ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Community Foundation United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Kind, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 8,100
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics Hungary Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 5,178,450

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13110 records found.