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, and corporate 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)
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JIMENA, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ayuda N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Justice Journey Experience N/A IL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beautiful Day Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Kyrgyz National Agrarian University Named after K. I. Skryab N/A Kyrgyzstan Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-Believe Association N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Measures for Justice Institute N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 23,333
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAMI N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,532,421

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JIMENA, Inc. San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ayuda N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Justice Journey Experience N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beautiful Day Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Kyrgyz National Agrarian University Named after K. I. Skryab N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-Believe Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Measures for Justice Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 23,333
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAMI N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,532,421

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Lehigh University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Little Wishes CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
All in Need Family Support CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Median Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A Network for Grateful Living, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
American Heart Association, Inc. TX Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Museum of American Heritage CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Vote at Home Institute DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Barnard College NY Education Donor Advised 2019 61,875
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
New Endeavors by Women DC Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 722,875

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JIMENA, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ayuda United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Justice Journey Experience United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Beautiful Day United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Kyrgyz National Agrarian University Named after K. I. Skryab Kyrgyzstan Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Make-Believe Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Measures for Justice Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 23,333
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAMI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,532,421

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13280 records found.