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, and corporate 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
1000 Friends of Oregon N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greenhouse Scholars N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
American Refugee Committee N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 240,350
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 711,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Homeboy Industries N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
1000 Friends of Oregon N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greenhouse Scholars N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
American Refugee Committee N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 240,350
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 711,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Resources International, Inc. ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 99,084
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Montage Health CA Health Donor Advised 2018 13,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center TX Health Donor Advised 2018 125,111
Educating Tanzania Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,846,795

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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 2,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Homeboy Industries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Creates United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
1000 Friends of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
George Mark Children's Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
American Refugee Committee United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 240,350
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 711,100

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13110 records found.