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, and corporate 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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,300
The Baylor School N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
EdBuild, Inc. N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 16,200
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crossroads Community Church N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Design Tech High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 914
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 133,380
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,299,687

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NumFOCUS Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 24,300
The Baylor School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
EdBuild, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 16,200
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crossroads Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Design Tech High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 914
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 133,380
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,299,687

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Brave New Films 501C3 CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Recidiviz Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 108,000
Lava Mae CA Health Donor Advised 2019 15,000
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Liberty in North Korea CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Longevity Research Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2019 140,000
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,690,550

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,300
The Baylor School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Bay Agency for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
EdBuild, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 16,200
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crossroads Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Design Tech High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 914
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2019 133,380
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,299,687

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13280 records found.