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)
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for the Study of Services N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation N/A OH United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Vincere Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
EarthEnable N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Historical Association N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 801,045

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for the Study of Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Vincere Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
EarthEnable N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Historical Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 801,045

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Lumind-Research Down Syndrome Foundation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo-Atherton High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Outward Bound California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Human & Social Development Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Human & Social Development Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 179,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Cooks Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Human Outreach Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the Smith College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute of World Politics United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 308,150

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