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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Stuttering Association N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 120,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Orange County Coastkeeper N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peter G Peterson Institute for International Economics N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 619,610

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 122,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,617,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,110
Math/Science Nucleus United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Stuttering Association United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 120,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Orange County Coastkeeper United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peter G Peterson Institute for International Economics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 619,610

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13280 records found.