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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
House of Compassion N/A IA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Kepler Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Medic Mobile, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Alopecia Areata Foundation Marin CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Network Education Program N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Night Ministry San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Institute Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
House of Compassion N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Kepler Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Medic Mobile, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Alopecia Areata Foundation Marin Other Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Network Education Program N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Night Ministry San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Institute Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
House of Compassion United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Kepler Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Medic Mobile, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Alopecia Areata Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Network Education Program United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Night Ministry United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Institute United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
OpenAI Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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13280 records found.