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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Future of Life Institute N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Lawfare Institute N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mrelief N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
VisionSpring N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Future of Life Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Lawfare Institute N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mrelief N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
VisionSpring N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
IDinsight CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,196,729
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Center for Mind-Body Medicine DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
America Achieves Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Crisis Text Line NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Results for America DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Digital Promise DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,448,828
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2018 1,450,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey NJ Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 25,288,557

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Future of Life Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Nations Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Lawfare Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mrelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
VisionSpring United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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13110 records found.