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)
KTK-Belt, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Giving Back Fund, Inc. N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A OR United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of Chicago N/A IL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fundacion IMDEA Networks N/A Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
People for the American Way Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Georgia Foundation N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Photo Patch Foundation N/A FL United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,840,073

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KTK-Belt, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 270,326
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Giving Back Fund, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of Chicago N/A Other Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fundacion IMDEA Networks N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 23,709
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
People for the American Way Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Georgia Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Photo Patch Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,840,073

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Our Lady of the Isle NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Furniture Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Institute for Educational Advancement CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 361,275

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
National Council on Teacher Quality United States Education Donor Advised 2018 335
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
UC San Diego Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Montage Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 571,002

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13110 records found.