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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Cougar Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Common Justice N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 450
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for National Progress N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey 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 5,000
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
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,193,739

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Cougar Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 550,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Common Justice N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 450
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for National Progress N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 87,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,193,739

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
John Burroughs School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
The Salvation Army CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
Preble Street ME Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Conflict Resolution Center of Santa Cruz County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 60,000
3rd I South Asian Independent Film CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 268,698

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Israel Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rites of Passage United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 48,250

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13110 records found.