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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation N/A MS United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
World Neighbors Inc N/A OK United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
iCivics N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,275
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 674,708
Kepler Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Murder Accountability Project N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
National Arbor Day Foundation N/A NE United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Nine Gates Programs, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera America, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 995,783

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
World Neighbors Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
iCivics N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,275
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 674,708
Kepler Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Murder Accountability Project N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
National Arbor Day Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Nine Gates Programs, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera America, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 995,783

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Audre Lorde Project Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Seattle Clemency Project WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Billie Holiday Theatre Incorporated NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Bulamu International CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Anthony Catholic Church OR Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2019 5,651
Castlemans Awareness & Research Effort CA Health Donor Advised 2019 406,640
Center for Science in the Public Interest DC Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
CHICAGO RUN IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christianity Today International IL Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Commonwealth Club of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 813,691

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
World Neighbors Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
iCivics United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,275
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 674,708
Kepler Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medical Benevolence Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Murder Accountability Project United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
National Arbor Day Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Nine Gates Programs, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland International High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Opera America, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 995,783

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13280 records found.