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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sociedad De Educacion Y Rehabilitacion Ser De P R N/A PR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Concordia University N/A QC Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U N/A QC Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 177,930
Le Fonds d'Excellence Massey-Vanier (Davignon) Inc. N/A QC Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. N/A RI United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
William Winsor School N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Birchwood Middle School N/A RI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food4Good N/A RI United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Plan International USA N/A RI United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Hope Neighborhood Association Inc N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 500,710

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Holy Spirit School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos Museum Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 9,649
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Clara County Dental Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 92,249

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sweet Briar Institute VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Seminar Network Inc VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 885,469
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Internet Society VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,351,733

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Georgia Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
American Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,535
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
National Chiao Tung University Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
That Man May See, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Maitri Charitable Trust United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Grace Community Church of Cypress United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Darkness to Light United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 482,750

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