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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2019 56,370
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Goat Peak Ranch, Inc. N/A MT United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
We Animals Media N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
International Myeloma Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 483
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 56,370
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Goat Peak Ranch, Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
We Animals Media N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
International Myeloma Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 483
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
International Rescue Committee Inc MN International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Jolt Initiative TX Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Life Learning Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 460
Loomis Basin Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
LYTE Collective IL Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Matriculate Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mid-Peninsula Education Center Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Day Laborer Organizing Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States Other Donor Advised 2019 56,370
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Goat Peak Ranch, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
We Animals Media Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 240,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Hidden Genius Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
International Myeloma Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 483
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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13280 records found.