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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
National Foundation for the Ctrs for Disease Contr & Prevent N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
New Way Homes Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 15,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
On the Move N/ANapa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Outside In N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Parents Cooperative of Nantucket Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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 500
Philip Glass Center for the Arts Science and the Environment N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Project MORE Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 9,800
Page SUM 1,233,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,720
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,200
Comunidad Para Baja California Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,452
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 308,372

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Place to Turn Inc MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. TN Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
826LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 316,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
National Foundation for the Ctrs for Disease Contr & Prevent United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
New Way Homes Inc United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 15,000
Notre Dame Preparatory Roman Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
On the Move United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Outside In United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Parents Cooperative of Nantucket Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Arts Guild United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philip Glass Center for the Arts Science and the Environment United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Project MORE Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 9,800
Page SUM 1,233,800

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13280 records found.