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)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Refugee Transitions San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 337,060

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Refugee Transitions San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 337,060

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Wild Alliance WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Osteoporosis Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coalition for Clean Air CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 64,000
International Medical Corps CA International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
JBI International, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Defy Ventures Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 762,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Slicker Farms United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 223,250

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