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)
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,575
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325
Coffee House Press Inc N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,065,789
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 4,423,189

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,575
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 325
Coffee House Press Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,065,789
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 4,423,189

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,080
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Confucius Church of Stockton CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Springboard Collaborative PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. TN Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,446,880

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Santa Clara Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,575
Hope Enterprise Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325
Coffee House Press Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FWD.us Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,065,789
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 4,423,189

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13110 records found.