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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Massachusetts Boston N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 160,660

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Massachusetts Boston N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Theiss Research N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Urban Compass N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Parents for Peace TN Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Education Cities Inc TN Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
FCL Educational Fund CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Matthew Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Solo Foundation NY Other Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,205,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All India Movement Aim for Seva Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Massachusetts Boston United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 160,660

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13110 records found.