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)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Methow Conservancy N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Women's Law Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amigos for Christ N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Mid-Peninsula Education Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,066,676

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Methow Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Women's Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amigos for Christ N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Mid-Peninsula Education Center Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,066,676

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Church of Christ Scientist CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation OH Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Protect Democracy Project DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association IA Health Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Hoffman Institute Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 590,624

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Methow Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Women's Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amigos for Christ United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Mid-Peninsula Education Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,066,676

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13110 records found.