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)
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 117,315

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 117,315

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,000
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Truckee Trails Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fugees Family Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Barack Obama Foundation IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Bard College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
That Man May See, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 6,630
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,176,630

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Resources for Science United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Tokyo Japan Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jikoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Case Western Reserve University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,815,300

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13110 records found.