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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 48,000
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 282
Edgewood Center for Children and Families San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Oaks School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hope for Paws N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Provide, Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 187,882

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Hospice by the Bay Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Puerto Rico Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Joseph School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 19,257
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Beyond Type 1 San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 125,111
Page SUM 840,868

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Berkshire Montessori School Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Generation Rescue Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JBI International, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Defy Ventures Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Last Mile Health MA Health Donor Advised 2018 325
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 220,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Blossom Foundation Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 7,320,142

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Hospice by the Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Puerto Rico Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Joseph School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 19,257
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Beyond Type 1 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 125,111
Page SUM 840,868

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13110 records found.