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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
National Council on Teacher Quality N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition Marin CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
St. Louis University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 854,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Stanford Health Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bennington College Corporation N/A Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 60,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Florida PBS Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Angels Service Teams N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Friends of IDC N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 110,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge Restoration Ministry CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Immigrant Defenders Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc NY Other Donor Advised 2018 335
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
Page SUM 793,135

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
National Council on Teacher Quality United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
St. Louis University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 854,750

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13110 records found.