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)
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Chalkbeat, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Frankfort Elementary School N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 6,540
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 600
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
Institute for Educational Advancement N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Purple Maia Foundation N/A HI United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Page SUM 412,415

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
FII - National Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nuru International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Union for Reform Judaism Marin Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Portland Rescue Mission N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 450
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
John F. Kennedy Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 830,802

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 132,703
Foundation for African Medicine and Education CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cougar Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Millennium School of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chevrah Kadishah of the South Bay CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Music in Schools Today CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 40,374,083

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Japanese American Museum of San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
Allied Media Projects, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Harker School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
FII - National United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Union for Reform Judaism United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Portland Rescue Mission United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 450
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
John F. Kennedy Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 830,802

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13110 records found.