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, and corporate 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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KTK-Belt, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Red School House Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Justice Center N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Greater NY Foundation N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,761,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Headwaters Science Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Tahoe Forest Health System Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pacific Repertory Theatre N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Page SUM 141,730

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women for Afghan Women Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Star Fund, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Soze Foundation NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
JustFix, Inc. NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Doc Society Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Public Radio NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Edinburgh USA Devolopment Trust Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 102,041
Buddhist Global Relief NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department NY Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Kepler Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
ESF College Foundation Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
BRAC USA Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charity Global Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Frost Valley YMCA NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,084,541

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 335
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TFL US Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Consumer Watchdog United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The City Well United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Edible Schoolyard Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Page SUM 817,985

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