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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Stroke Awareness Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centro Community Partners Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pelican Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Home of Hope, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 632,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Lesbian Rights San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
People For Open Space Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 454,233

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 23,900
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Loyola High School Foundation MI Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of Illinois at Chicago IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc KS Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Domestic Violence Foundation OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 205,171

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friendship United Methodist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portola Valley Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 155,254
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Assoc. of SF United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jose Valdes Math Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 566,004

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13110 records found.