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)
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A NV United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Seattle Theatre Group N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Fathers and Families N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Meeting Street Massachusetts Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Scalawag N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Challenge Success N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,844,288

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Seattle Theatre Group N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Fathers and Families N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Meeting Street Massachusetts Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Scalawag N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 850
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Challenge Success N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,844,288

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Hearing Research, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 17,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Drexel University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Robert Louis Stevenson School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Compass Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Mexico State University NM Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Conservation Earth, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Cesar Chavez Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 188,385

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Council of Chief State School Officers United States Education Donor Advised 2018 388,938
Seattle Theatre Group United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Fathers and Families United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Meeting Street Massachusetts Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Scalawag United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
California Immigrant Policy Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Challenge Success United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,844,288

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13110 records found.