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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JOIN N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Keys Family Day School, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bridgetown Church N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Medical University of South Carolina N/A SC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Careers Through Culinary Arts Program Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Museo Italo-Americano San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Asian Pacific American Womens Forum N/A IL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,756
Page SUM 393,556

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Radio Pooya Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement Inc Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pollination Project Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 362,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 673,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,400
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 12,000
World Conference of Religions for Peace Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
World Vision, Inc. WA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,821
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 18,100
Woodside Parents Nursery School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Page SUM 1,407,575

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JOIN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Keys Family Day School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Latino Mayors and Elected City Officials Coalition of Fresno United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bridgetown Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Medical University of South Carolina United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Careers Through Culinary Arts Program Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Museo Italo-Americano United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Asian Pacific American Womens Forum United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,756
Page SUM 393,556

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13280 records found.