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)
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Monument Academy Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
St. Matthew Catholic School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Northeastern University N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 53,844
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 550
Summer Science Program Inc N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
SV Home Action Fund Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Monastery of St. Gertrude N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 324,344

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 304,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 176,429
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 131,579
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,433,187

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Mission Christian Church CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Woodson Center DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 3,670,144

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,400
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Monument Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Northeastern University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 53,844
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 550
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pro Mujer, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Page SUM 366,144

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13280 records found.