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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Voto Latino Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heart Consciousness Church Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Xavier University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,250
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish National Fund -Keren Kayemeth Leisrael- Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
JustFix, Inc. N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Library Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Make the Road New York N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 68,200
McKenzie River Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Moonshot Edventures N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Page SUM 600,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 07-01-95 Marin Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Prison University Project, Inc. Marin Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Rules Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
San Benito County Heritage Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Five San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 107,500
Siskiyou Community Food Bank N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 793,172
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,775,222

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Sequoia Union High School District CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adventure Resources NC Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Spirit of America Worldwide VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 17,150
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Calvary Baptist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Carmel Ideas Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Chadeish Yameinu Inc CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
The Education Trust DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Page SUM 3,273,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center 07-01-95 United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Prison University Project, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Rules Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
San Benito County Heritage Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2019 107,500
Siskiyou Community Food Bank United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 793,172
California Forward United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 2,775,222

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13280 records found.