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)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Liberty in North Korea N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Lutheran School of Our Savior Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 800
Montana Generational Justice Foundation N/A MT United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
National Psoriasis Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 23,025
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Partners in School Innovation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peoples Conservatory Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Policing Equiuty N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000,000
Page SUM 25,302,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Liberty in North Korea N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Lutheran School of Our Savior Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 800
Montana Generational Justice Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
National Psoriasis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 23,025
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Partners in School Innovation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peoples Conservatory Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Policing Equiuty N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000,000
Page SUM 25,302,725

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 320,000
Recovery Cafe San Jose Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Roger Bacon High School OH Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
San Jose Day Nursery CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL Education Donor Advised 2019 -339
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
CAIR Foundation Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
American Philosophical Society PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art Enables DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Trout CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,036,511

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Liberty in North Korea United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Lutheran School of Our Savior United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2019 800
Montana Generational Justice Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
National Psoriasis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 23,025
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Partners in School Innovation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peoples Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 400
Policing Equiuty United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000,000
Page SUM 25,302,725

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13280 records found.