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)
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Fire Safe Council Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A TX United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Business Executives for National Security N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace N/A MD United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Shawnee Mission Northwest Cross Country Foundation N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Council for Public Affairs N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kansas State University Foundation N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
American Jewish World Service, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Village Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Plant It Forward Farms N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 185,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Fire Safe Council Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Business Executives for National Security N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Shawnee Mission Northwest Cross Country Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Council for Public Affairs N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Village Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 151,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Free Spirit Media NFP IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,625
Special Olympics, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Vanderbilt University TN Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc OR Education Donor Advised 2018 400
JOY International Incorporated CO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Nuru International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
KIPP Valiant Community Prep CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project Horseshoe Farm AL Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Reed Institute OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported ME Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,003,675

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Valley Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Fire Safe Council United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Shawnee Mission Northwest Cross Country Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Council for Public Affairs United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kansas State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Every1 Can Work United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Village United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 162,900

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13110 records found.