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)
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Life Learning Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 460
Look What She Did N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LymeDisease.org N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
National Brain Tumor Society, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Noora Health San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,950
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Life Learning Academy San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 460
Look What She Did N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LymeDisease.org N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
National Brain Tumor Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Noora Health San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,950
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kind, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Life Learning Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 460
Look What She Did United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LymeDisease.org United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Music in the Schools Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
National Brain Tumor Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Partnership for Public Service Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 6,950
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
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