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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Math Circles of Chicago N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Midland School Corporation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Muso Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 8,200
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
North Carolina A&T State University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A IA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ocean Institute N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Optimum Health Institute San Diego N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 389,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Searles Elementary School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ruby's Place Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Roots Community Health Center Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Rethink Charity Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 837,513

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
World Affairs Council of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2019 19,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 153,850

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
M E B Alliance for Educator Diversity Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Math Circles of Chicago United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Midland School Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 8,200
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
North Carolina A&T State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 77,600
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ocean Institute United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Optimum Health Institute San Diego United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 389,650

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13280 records found.