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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,480
Thistle Farms Inc N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Geoscience Education in Action N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,750
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
ALS Therapy Development Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mark Day School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 90,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 4,361
Page SUM 710,641

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life Giving Water International Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Equity Alliance of San Diego County N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cesar Chavez Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pet Assisted Therapy Services Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 495,332

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 54,510
LymeDisease.org CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Parents Cooperative of Nantucket Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wellesley College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. HI Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cure JM Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,145
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Stanbridge Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 41,800
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2018 600
VisionSpring NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. RI Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 46,696
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 2,772,451

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life Giving Water International Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Pacific Environmental Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Equity Alliance of San Diego County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Baroque Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Rescue Mission United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cesar Chavez Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pet Assisted Therapy Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 495,332

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13110 records found.