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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
OneOC N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
GLAAD Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fiat Lux Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Mrelief N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Ranch Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Page SUM 381,817

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 39,942
University of Hawaii N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 111,282
Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Massachusetts Boston N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Historical Society of Watertown N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Museum of Science N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Childrens Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Rose N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windward Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Little Red School House Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rural Development Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 861,702

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Payton Association IL Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Gathering TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Syracuse University NY Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 44,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family House, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northern California CA Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EarthEnable MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Pine Street Inn, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,678,595

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
OneOC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,250
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,667
GLAAD Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fiat Lux Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Mrelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Page SUM 381,817

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13110 records found.