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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High N/A KS United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 6,198,238

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 6,198,238

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Academy of Science CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
AspiraNet CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Forests Forever Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Council for Academic Resources and Leadership CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 746,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Shawnee Mission Northwest High United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 6,198,238

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13110 records found.