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)
Volunteer Referral Center Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Grace USA San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,300
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Huckleberry Youth Programs, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Institute for Higher Education Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 77,404
Internet Archive San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accion Latina San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Life Services Alternative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteer Referral Center Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Grace USA San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,300
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Huckleberry Youth Programs, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Institute for Higher Education Policy N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 77,404
Internet Archive San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accion Latina San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Life Services Alternative, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 687,004

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteer Referral Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Grace USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,300
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Huckleberry Youth Programs, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Immaculate Conception Academy United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Alameda County Homeless Action Center United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Institute for Higher Education Policy United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 77,404
Internet Archive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Accion Latina United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Life Services Alternative, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 687,004

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13280 records found.