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)
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Green America N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Day School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Rising World Incorporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Bristol N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,170,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Medical Corps N/A International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Resources for Human Development Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Wellesley College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Intermusic Sf San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Science Laboratory N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
New Story, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Doing Good Together N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seattle Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
JPR Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Press Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hoover Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,290,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women for Women International NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Kitchen Angels Inc NM Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Monument Academy Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Peninsula Choral Association DBA Peninsula Girls Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Thrive Afya Tanzania OR Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Foundation for African Medicine and Education CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family and Children Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 161,775

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Medical Corps United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Resources for Human Development Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Wellesley College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Intermusic Sf United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art and Science Laboratory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
New Story, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Doing Good Together United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Time for a Change Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seattle Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
JPR Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Press Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hoover Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,290,200

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13110 records found.