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)
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Vascular Cures San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Martime National Park Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 263,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 500
B Lab Company PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Museum of Science MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Museum of Fine Arts MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Furniture Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bible Study Fellowship TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
New Teacher Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Ultimate Peace Inc MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 262,575

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 712,461

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