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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dominican University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Educational Pathways International N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
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 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 397,632

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dominican University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Educational Pathways International N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 397,632

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
UC Santa Barbara Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings MD Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Essie Justice Group CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Food Forward Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Gideons Promise Inc GA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Zilker Theater Productions TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hoover Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 5,416,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dominican University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 106,982
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Canine Companions for Independence United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Educational Pathways International United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Envision Education, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrainingGrounds Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Faith in Texas - Pico United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 150,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
FOTC - SF Bay Area United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University Corporation at Monterey Bay United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Uplift Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 397,632

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13280 records found.