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)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Freedom Fwd San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 869,501

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Freedom Fwd San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Field Research CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
California Youth Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Symphony of Northern California Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of the Los Angeles River CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 22,700
North Country School Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. VA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Prince of Peace Catholic Church IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Rotary District 5170 Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 102,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Freedom Fwd United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern New Hampshire University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Public Health Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 869,501

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13110 records found.