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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Imagine H2O Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Lick-Wilmerding High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bucknell University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 362,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Laboure Society N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
350 ORG N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 419,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Laboure Society United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
350 ORG United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Wish With Wings, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 419,650

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