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)
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo Park Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ayni Institute N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Beatrice Educational Foundation Inc. N/A NE United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Noora Health San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Partnership for Los Angeles Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,700
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A ID United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pomona College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo Park Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ayni Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Beatrice Educational Foundation Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Noora Health San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Partnership for Los Angeles Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 18,700
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pomona College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,310,850

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo Park Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ayni Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Beatrice Educational Foundation Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Partnership for Los Angeles Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,700
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pomona College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,310,850

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13280 records found.