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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
New Story, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Katonah Education Exchange Program Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Paul Carlson Medical Program Inc N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Game Changers Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 270,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
New Story, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Katonah Education Exchange Program Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 400
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Paul Carlson Medical Program Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Game Changers Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Organ Alliance Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boston Medical Center Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2019 15,650
Jose Valdes Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kilohana Kai HI Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Bay Area Legal Aid CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pratham USA TX Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
GreenWave Organization Corp CT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 552,275

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
New Story, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Katonah Education Exchange Program Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Paul Carlson Medical Program Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Game Changers Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 270,000

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13280 records found.