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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voto Latino Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 39,942
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
The University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Assyrian Arts Institute Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Joyful Heart Foundation N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WonderWork Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
UFW Foundation N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Stanford Health Care N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
CURATUS Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 905,346

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nuru International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Unbound N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alaska Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,191,876
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,834,263

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition FL Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,730
StarVista CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Sociedad De Educacion Y Rehabilitacion Ser De P R PR Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Auxiliary for Children CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc ID Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Teresa's Academy MO Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Irvine Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Optimistic Traveler CA Other Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 111,130

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Southern New Hampshire University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Okizu Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alaska Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,191,876
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,834,263

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13110 records found.