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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oliveseed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Millennium School of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Pembroke Hill School N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 57,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 64,764
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Equality N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 160,000
First Look Media Works Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 1,216,964

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
SLS San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
South Creek Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
ACCION International N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StandUp for Kids Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 1,446,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Turnaround for Children, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2019 125,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 8,500
University of the Pacific CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
WACO Theater Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wonderfest CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Community Gatepath CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Edgewood Center for Children and Families CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American University DC Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 1,396,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mathematical Sciences Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
SLS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
South Creek Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StandUp for Kids United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Page SUM 1,446,200

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13280 records found.