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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Elks National Foundation, Inc. N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Highland Park Presbyterian Dayschool N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Horizons N/A MO United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,618
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,556,773
Page SUM 5,246,791

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
JDRF International San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Elks National Foundation, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Highland Park Presbyterian Dayschool N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Horizons N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,618
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,556,773
Page SUM 5,246,791

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
China Labor Watch Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Portland Rescue Mission OR Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 450
Nantucket Preservation Trust, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Health Care Without Harm VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The House Development Corporation NFP IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Re:store Justice CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,227,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Elks National Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Highland Park Presbyterian Dayschool United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Shine Global, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Horizons United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,618
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,556,773
Page SUM 5,246,791

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13110 records found.