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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 271,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 272,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 290,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 320,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Medic Mobile, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Page SUM 5,977,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 271,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 272,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 290,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 320,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Medic Mobile, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Page SUM 5,977,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sea Park Elementary School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fishers Landing P T O WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
William Carey University MS Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Friends of the Palo Alto High School Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Family Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
St. Matthew School NJ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 60,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Roy Gomm Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
All Saints Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Very Large Data Bases United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Family Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Barbara Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
1000 Friends of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Develop It United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 60,000

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13110 records found.