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)
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Oak Hill School of California Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 65,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 145,000
Pacific Primary San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vote Solar Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 669,900

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The House Development Corporation NFP IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Re:store Justice CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Crisis Text Line NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Rye Historical Society NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation NM Immigration Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,089,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
National Council on Teacher Quality United States Education Donor Advised 2018 335
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Digital Promise United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,448,828
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Flti United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,736,513

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13110 records found.