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)
Hekima Place Inc. N/A PA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 440
Humane America Animal Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Collaborative for Science Education and the En N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kamukama Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity International, Inc. N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 679,042
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
Passageways Institute, Inc. N/A CO United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Learn Platform, Inc. N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,123,127

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pleasanton Middle School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 450
Pleasanton Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 550
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 612,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Literacy Crusade of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Worldwatch Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 4,118,644

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hekima Place Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 440
Humane America Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 310,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
International Collaborative for Science Education and the En United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
JA Worldwide Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kamukama Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology United States Health Donor Advised 2019 679,042
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
Passageways Institute, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Learn Platform, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,123,127

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13280 records found.