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)
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
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
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windward Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 1,161,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
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
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windward Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,211,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Government Accountability Project, Inc. DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Eden Reforestation Projects CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 309,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St. Robert's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 874
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Kitchen Sisters Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 131,850

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13110 records found.