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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
National Forest Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Random Acts of Flowers N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Jewish Committee N/A NY United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. N/A MT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
National Congress of American Indians N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chiefs for Change N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
She's the First Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
MSI-US N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Our LA N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,750
One Mind Institute N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
George School N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 1,042,586

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
National Forest Foundation N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Random Acts of Flowers N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Jewish Committee N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
National Congress of American Indians N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chiefs for Change N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
She's the First Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
MSI-US N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
JK Grants N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Our LA N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,750
One Mind Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
George School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 1,042,586

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA DE General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 201,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ought Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coffee House Press Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
God's Company United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hawaii Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lewis and Clark College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 648,700

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13110 records found.