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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Church of the Nativity San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 304,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope for the Warriors N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Nevada Childrens Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Senior Services N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Trails Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 258,200

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Coral Reef Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 225
Page SUM 610,925

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Karolinska Institutet Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Open Philanthropy Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lean Lab United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Blue Angels Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Conversations du Monde France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 32,379,730

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13110 records found.