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)
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
One Mind Institute N/ANapa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Park Day School Corporation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England N/A VT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Projectcsgirls N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 1,129,059

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 145,987

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 144,410

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
One Mind Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Park Day School Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Piedmont Hills High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Projectcsgirls United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 1,129,059

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13280 records found.