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)
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A ID United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillview Middle School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA N/A DE United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PRX Incorporated N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Civil Rights Corps N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 620,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillview Middle School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PRX Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Civil Rights Corps N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 620,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Insight Meditation South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Redwood City Elementary School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
TNTP Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 665,000
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kakenyas Dream VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voto Latino Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PTA of MS 54 Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Breakthrough Collaborative Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,800
Page SUM 792,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillview Middle School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hillbrook School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Civil Rights Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 620,250

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13110 records found.