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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leading Educators Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,150,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,400
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Natural Resources All Families Foundation Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Arizona University N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,662,735

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leading Educators Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,150,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 6,400
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Natural Resources All Families Foundation Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Arizona University N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,662,735

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leading Educators Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,150,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,400
Millennium School of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Natural Resources All Families Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northern Arizona University United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 1,662,735

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13280 records found.