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)
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Community Development Corporation N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 320
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Providence Alaska Foundation N/A AK United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rainbow Railroad USA Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Community Development Corporation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 320
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Providence Alaska Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rainbow Railroad USA Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Polaris Institute USA CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Auroville International USA CA International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
BishopAccountability Org Inc MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Benito County Heritage Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Scripps College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 42,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Museum of American Heritage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Association for Children of Alcoholics United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pacific Stroke Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Point Community Development Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 320
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Providence Alaska Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Best Buddies International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rainbow Railroad USA Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.