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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asia Society N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Madre Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Promise of Justice Initiative N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rahima International Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asia Society N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Madre Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Promise of Justice Initiative N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hospice by the Bay CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Council on Teacher Quality DC Education Donor Advised 2018 335
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
New America Foundation DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Kenya HELP CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mid-Pacific Institute HI Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Children International MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,950
Fuller Theological Seminary CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Committee of 100 Inc NY Immigration Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 72,835

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Day School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rahima International Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Madre Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Promise of Justice Initiative United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 322,450

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13110 records found.