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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Latinas Contra Cancer Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 776,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Nubian Vault Association N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
IGEM Foundation Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 420,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Harvey Mudd College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
350 ORG N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Page SUM 1,865,049

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13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Resurrection Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Occidental College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internet Archive CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SENS Foundation Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freefrom CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Early Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Arden Wood Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 446,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arts for Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Berklee College of Music, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Citizens Climate Education Corp. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Billie Holiday Theatre Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
College Foundation of the University of Virginia United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 665,052
Page SUM 868,402

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13110 records found.