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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Torah Schools For Israel N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,250
Center for Farmworker Families N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundations, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wholesome Wave Inc N/A CT United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Array Alliance Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,259,897
Auburn Theological Seminary N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,695,376
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 5,879,023

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Syracuse University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food for Children Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charitable Giving N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Thrive Afya Tanzania N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northern California N/A Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,510,850

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rocky Mountain Institute CO Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Brackens Kitchen Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Child Creativity Lab Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rutgers University Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. HI Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dreams for Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat VT Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Orange County Community Housing Corp CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation OH Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 166,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Torah Schools For Israel United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,250
Center for Farmworker Families United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mass Design Group United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundations, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Utah United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wholesome Wave Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Array Alliance Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FWD.us Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,259,897
Auburn Theological Seminary United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,695,376
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Mohr Dance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 5,879,023

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13110 records found.