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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Prison University Project, Inc. Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA of MS 54 Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Achievement First Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Atlanta Speech School Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 346,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Page SUM 776,783

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 714,748

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Prison University Project, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA of MS 54 Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
American University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Atlanta Speech School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 346,650

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13280 records found.