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)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Laboure Society N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Mission Dolores Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Moses Brown School N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 252,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Laboure Society N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Mission Dolores Academy San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Moses Brown School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 252,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rainforest Action Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Rethink Charity CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Association of State Correctional Administrators Inc ID Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 79,860
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
School of Choice Education Organization IL Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Bible Study Fellowship TX Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Siskiyou Opportunity Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Broad Institute, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2019 793,172
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,495,382

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Laboure Society United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Mission Dolores Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Moses Brown School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Napa Valley Festival Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,450
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Parent Revolution, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 252,200

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13280 records found.