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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohio Wesleyan University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ostara Initiative N/A MN United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation N/A NY United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,099,020
Good Films Impact N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Precita Eyes Muralists San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 210
Page SUM 2,315,430

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohio Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ostara Initiative N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Gandhigram Trust N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Give2Asia Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,099,020
Good Films Impact N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Precita Eyes Muralists San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 210
Page SUM 2,315,430

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fuller Theological Seminary CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Presbyterian Church of Los Gatos CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Go Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live NY Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Purdue University IN Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
GreenWave Organization Corp CT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,275
HandsOn Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 32,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Arden Wood Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
IDinsight CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 184,324
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 292,099

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Elements of Education Partners United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohio Wesleyan University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ostara Initiative United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
PeaceWorks Network Foundation United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Gandhigram Trust India Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,099,020
Good Films Impact United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Precita Eyes Muralists United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 210
Page SUM 2,315,430

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13280 records found.