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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Museum of California Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 746,740

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Page SUM 418,175

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 423,137

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Museum of California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
BASIC Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Saint Matthew Lutheran Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 746,740

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13280 records found.