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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indiana University N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Boys Town of Italy N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 14,850
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Medha Corp N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,780,612

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Indiana University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 91,987
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Boys Town of Italy N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 14,850
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Medha Corp N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,780,612

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Morning Forum of Los Altos CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 665,052
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Court Watch NOLA LA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Defenders of Wildlife DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Envelop CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
North American Council for Online Learning VA Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Populace Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 9,330,602

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