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)
La Luz Center Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Learning Accelerator N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Love Welcomes LLC N/A TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
March for Our Lives Foundation N/A FL United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship N/A ID United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Napa County Land Trust N/ANapa CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 600
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Parent Booster USA Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pelican Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Atheists, Inc. N/A NJ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Learning Accelerator N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Love Welcomes LLC N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
March for Our Lives Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Napa County Land Trust N/ANapa Environment Donor Advised 2019 600
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Parent Booster USA Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pelican Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Atheists, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
La Luz Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Learning Accelerator United States Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Love Welcomes LLC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
March for Our Lives Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Napa County Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 600
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Parent Booster USA Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pelican Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Atheists, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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13280 records found.