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)
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Union for Reform Judaism Marin CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawes Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,190,969

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Union for Reform Judaism Marin Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawes Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,190,969

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project WA Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 410,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
City Year, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,015,041

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Union for Reform Judaism United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fugees Family Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawes Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,190,969

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13110 records found.