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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 215
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Michael Harris Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PSFC N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Association for Senior Day Health Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 840,915

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 123,650

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future CA Education Donor Advised 2019 800
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Motion Picture and Television Fund CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Marine Mammal Foundation Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oakland International High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Pollination Project Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Allen (Decima M.) Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
San Domenico School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
American River Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,921
Page SUM 2,629,721

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American River Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Arab Medical Association Against Cancer Egypt Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American University in Cairo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Andersen Tax Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Americans for Immigrant Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 140,000
Page SUM 1,303,200

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13280 records found.