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)
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
iCivics N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Clean Air Task Force Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A NM United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Inc N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,416,875

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
iCivics N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Clean Air Task Force Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,382,875

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Plan International USA RI International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy MI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freedom Fwd CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 91,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 195,750

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