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)
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Denis Hurley Centre Trust N/A South Africa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
GiveWell San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Cheetah Conservation Fund N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Live Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mending Kids International N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Center for Digital Democracy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ploughshares Fund Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 67,500
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,684,268

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Denis Hurley Centre Trust N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
GiveWell San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Cheetah Conservation Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Live Arts, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mending Kids International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Center for Digital Democracy N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ploughshares Fund Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 67,500
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,684,268

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Beauty Bus Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
OC International, Inc. CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 9,135
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Truck of Love SC International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Massachusetts General Hospital MA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
CuriOdyssey CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
How Far Foundation Incorporated GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 1,932,785

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Denis Hurley Centre Trust South Africa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
GiveWell United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Cheetah Conservation Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Live Arts, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mending Kids International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Center for Digital Democracy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ploughshares Fund Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 67,500
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,684,268

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13110 records found.