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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 80,000
Yes on Regional Measure 3 - Keeping the Bay Area Moving Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 70,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,500
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law N/A DC United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 31,725
Islamic Networks Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 80,000
Yes on Regional Measure 3 - Keeping the Bay Area Moving Alameda Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 70,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County San Mateo Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley N/A Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,500
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law N/A Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 31,725
Islamic Networks Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Carson Tahoe SPCA NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sir Francis Drake High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 14,495
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arcadia University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Senior Services for Northern California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 80,000
Yes on Regional Measure 3 - Keeping the Bay Area Moving United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 70,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foundation for Regional Transit United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
PICO National Network United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,500
Prospect Silicon Valley United States Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 31,725
Islamic Networks Inc United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
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13110 records found.