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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Trek Medics International Inc N/A CT United States Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Big Green N/A CO United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Got Us Now Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Julian Cho Society N/A Belize Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Media Matters for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Trek Medics International Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Big Green N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Got Us Now Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Julian Cho Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Media Matters for America N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Springboard Collaborative PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Philadelphia Academies Inc PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Scripted, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Consumer Watchdog CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Water for People CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Root Capital, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Community Builders Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Institute for Human & Social Development Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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