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)
Sustainable Markets Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Learning Accelerator N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Water Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
WildEarth Guardians N/A NM United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology N/A CA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,537,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Markets Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Learning Accelerator N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Water Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
WildEarth Guardians N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,537,000

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Mei Fong and Associates CA Other Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Michael Harris Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Montana Generational Justice Foundation MT Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 410,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Forward Justice NC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 942,600

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Markets Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd. Israel Sciences Donor Advised 2019 384,000
Learning Accelerator United States Education Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Water Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
WildEarth Guardians United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Cobscook Community Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
BrightFocus Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,537,000

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13280 records found.