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)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Generative Somatics Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
Historical Society of Watertown N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Cerritos Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,700
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Generative Somatics Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
Historical Society of Watertown N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Cerritos Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,700
Page SUM 10,590,150

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Generative Somatics United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
Historical Society of Watertown United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Street Level Health Project United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Cerritos Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 12,700
Page SUM 10,590,150

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13110 records found.