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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,650
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 525
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 191,625

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 9,650
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 525
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Mateo Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
HEAL Project San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church San Mateo Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 191,625

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food for Children Inc NH Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
SV Home CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Open the Circle IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,582,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
John Burroughs School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Conflict Resolution Center of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Preble Street United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
3rd I South Asian Independent Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Governing Council of the University of Toronto Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 138,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco University High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,200,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 8,602,198

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13110 records found.