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)
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belay Global N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Patrick's Seminary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Survival N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
University of British Columbia N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -322
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogue Retreat N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 869,678

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belay Global N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Patrick's Seminary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Survival N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
University of British Columbia N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -322
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogue Retreat N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amplifier Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 869,678

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Be The Match Foundation MN Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
PARS Equality Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
JustFix, Inc. NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Doc Society Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Community College District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Charter Schools Consortium CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 246,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
New York Public Radio NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oakland International High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
Page SUM 1,682,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Belay Global United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Patrick's Seminary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Survival United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
University of British Columbia Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -322
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogue Retreat United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 869,678

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13110 records found.