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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,221,540

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,221,540

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Unbounded Learning Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund OK Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,495,540

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
PC Charitable Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Advance Democracy Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center United States Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Promise Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lions Club International Ftdn United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Page SUM 1,494,871

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13110 records found.