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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
New Endeavors by Women N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry N/A OR United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prison University Project, Inc. Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Advocates, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California Santa Cruz N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 195,500
Page SUM 480,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 126,587

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 205,910

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
New Endeavors by Women United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
North Star Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prison University Project, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Public Advocates, Inc. United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California Santa Cruz United States Education Donor Advised 2019 195,500
Page SUM 480,750

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13280 records found.