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)
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Woodside Village Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A GA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Autism Science Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
History San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Zurich N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Quest Counseling & Consulting N/A NV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,113,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Woodside Village Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Autism Science Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
History San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Gordon Research Conferences N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Zurich N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Quest Counseling & Consulting N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,113,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Woodside Village Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compass Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Autism Science Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Gordon Research Conferences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Zurich Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Quest Counseling & Consulting United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,113,500

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13110 records found.