Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 694
Immigrant Defenders Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 310,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A AR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Build Care Inspire Corp N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Case Alumni Association Incorporated N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
MacDowell Colony Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Page SUM 1,385,644

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 694
Immigrant Defenders Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 310,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Build Care Inspire Corp N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Case Alumni Association Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
MacDowell Colony Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Page SUM 1,385,644

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Karam Foundation NFP IL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Les Turner Amyothropic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation IL Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Council of Land Trusts CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 32,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 694
Immigrant Defenders Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 310,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for Nonprofit News United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Build Care Inspire Corp United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
African Middle Eastern Leadership Project United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Case Alumni Association Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
MacDowell Colony Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Page SUM 1,385,644

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13280 records found.