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)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Callipeplon Society N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Mrelief N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 850
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lawfare Institute N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Accountability Counsel San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,191,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wellspring San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Springboard Collaborative N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Malala Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
The Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 283,010

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Glaucoma Research Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation OH Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
University of Florida FL Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Dignity and Power Now CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 3,705,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wellspring United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Malala Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cinnabar Elementary School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacifica Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
The Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 283,010

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13110 records found.