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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loyola University N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Consumer Reports Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Srv2thrv Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Positivity Project N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 231,025

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Loyola University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Consumer Reports Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Srv2thrv Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Positivity Project N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 231,025

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,000
California Institute of Integral Studies CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FWD.us Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2018 9,171,963
Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Omni Commons CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
National Psoriasis Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hindu American Foundation DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 9,337,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Purple Maia Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Edible Schoolyard Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Partnership for Children and Youth United States Education Donor Advised 2018 685
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Henry E Huntington Library & Art Gallery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 141,000
Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 574,585

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13110 records found.