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)
San Francisco University High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Research Council of Italy N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ActionAid USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,139,342

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco University High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Town School for Boys San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Research Council of Italy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ActionAid USA N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,139,342

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Univeristy of Virginia Alumni Association VA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Indian American Impact Project DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 750
Ignatian Solidarity Network, Inc. OH Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Woodside Village Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
River City Community Services CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 156,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco University High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jews for Jesus United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Town School for Boys United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Faithful Fools Street Ministry United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Research Council of Italy Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gateway Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish Foundation International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ActionAid USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Conservation Earth, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,139,342

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13110 records found.