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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 26,000
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centro Community Partners Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 39,400
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,645,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 26,000
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centro Community Partners Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 39,400
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,645,600

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 400
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lamplighters Music Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Desert Scholarship Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc HI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Craterian Performances Company OR Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc DC Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Archaeological Conservancy NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Teacher Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 447,050

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,821
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
mRelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Seed Global Health Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 46,696
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,118,983

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13110 records found.