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)
Mission High Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploit N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 338,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
On Being Project N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
REDF San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Relay Graduate School of Education N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mission High Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploit N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 338,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
On Being Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Relay Graduate School of Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mission High Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Motivating Inspiring Supporting and Serving Sexually Exploit United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 338,000
Notre Dame High School San Jose United States Education Donor Advised 2019 57,240
On Being Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Parent-Faculty-Student Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Project Horseshoe Farm United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
REDF United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Relay Graduate School of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 974,890

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13280 records found.