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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A NH United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Corporate Accountability International N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UNIDOSUS N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Learning Center Institute N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 204,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Corporate Accountability International N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UNIDOSUS N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Learning Center Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 204,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Take the Lead Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,946
Chalkbeat, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Community Partners CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,309
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Diocese of Central Florida Inc FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Forests Forever Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association IL Health Donor Advised 2018 8,100
Battery Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 632,855

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Paralyzed Veterans of America United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Corporate Accountability International United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UNIDOSUS United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Learning Center Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 204,950

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13110 records found.