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)
Las Positas College Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Media Matters for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
META Solutions N/A OH United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
Mongabayorg Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Multicultural Institute Alameda CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund N/A GA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niches Land Trust Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,500
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,560
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
PARS Equality Center Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,113,510

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Bountiful Churchyards Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 5,193,075

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Las Positas College Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Martha's Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Media Matters for America United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
META Solutions United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,750
Mongabayorg Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Multicultural Institute United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Niches Land Trust Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,500
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,560
OpenAI Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Pacific Hearing Connection United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
PARS Equality Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,113,510

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13280 records found.