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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A CO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 572,802

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Promises2Kids Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Code.org N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,551
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Texas Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 572,802

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education IL Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM -24,067,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Parents Club West Portal School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Page SUM 1,062,602

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13110 records found.