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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chabad of Burbank N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Works/San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 350,710

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kamukama Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,625
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joyful Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Corpus Christi Parish N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eisenhower Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
O'Neill Sea Odyssey N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Emory University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,200,000
Page SUM 2,428,270

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
That Man May See, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bread & Roses Presents CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
El Camino Youth Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
March for Our Lives Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
People For Open Space Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 177,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco First Tee United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Project Access Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for African Medicine and Education United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 874
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 71,424

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