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)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Samaritan Village N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Broad Institute Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 2,124,057

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Samaritan Village N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Broad Institute Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Americares Foundation, Inc. CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Arts Council Santa Cruz County CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Vista Community Chorus Society AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Business Executives for National Security DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sterling College KS Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,641,300

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Samaritan Village United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Broad Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 2,124,057

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13280 records found.