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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Vision to Learn N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
American National Red Cross San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Zohar Dance Company Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 657,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mercy Multiplied America Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 17,100
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Austin Film Society N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 550
North Beach Citizens San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Theiss Research N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,150
Athena Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DataKind N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Westside Baby N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 287,550

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Neighborhood House Incorporated WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elkhorn Slough Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family House, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cancer Commons CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jennings County Community Foundation Inc IN Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Women Leader Network CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Church World Service Inc IN Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Evergreen State College Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 613,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mercy Multiplied America Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 17,100
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Austin Film Society United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 550
North Beach Citizens United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,150
Athena Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DataKind United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Westside Baby United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 287,550

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13110 records found.