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)
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 14,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Siskiyou Sansui Do Inc N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A NJ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,750,000
New York University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 163,755
DC Central Kitchen Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A LA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wheelock College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,555,255

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 14,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Siskiyou Sansui Do Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,750,000
New York University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 163,755
DC Central Kitchen Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wheelock College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,555,255

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Saratoga Federated Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Srv2thrv Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Meals on Wheels People Inc OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 205,500

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