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)
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
The Paris Review Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
EducationCounsel LLC N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,400,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in The Valley N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 54,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
University Health Network N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 1,134,975
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wateraid America, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
The Paris Review Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
EducationCounsel LLC N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,400,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in The Valley N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 54,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 350
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
University Health Network N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,134,975
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Vida Verde Nature Education San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wateraid America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,848,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
The Paris Review Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
EducationCounsel LLC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,400,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
TrainingGrounds Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in The Valley United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 54,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 350
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
University Health Network Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 1,134,975
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 59,700
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wateraid America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,848,750

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13280 records found.