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)
Delancey Street California San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 24,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Homeschool Now Hawaii N/A HI United States Other Donor Advised 2018 20,000
UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Justice Center N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Page SUM 1,270,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Delancey Street California San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 24,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Homeschool Now Hawaii N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 20,000
UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Justice Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Page SUM 1,270,900

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Media Mobilizing Project PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Half the Sky Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Digital Promise DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,448,828
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fistula Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Take the Lead Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Solstice Initiative Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,777,878

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
South County Services Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
EdBuild, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The High Desert Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Benjamin Franklin Intermediate School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 897,200

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13110 records found.