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)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Dream Corps Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A PE Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 18,822
Cornell University N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,401,772

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 18,822
Cornell University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,401,772

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Peter's Episcopal Church NJ Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Family Connections CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Frontier Innovations Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Science Institute CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Moses Church MD Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Committee of 100 Inc NY Immigration Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Okizu Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 324,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Dream Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 18,822
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,401,772

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13110 records found.