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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Oxfordshire Community Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alley Cat Allies Incorporated N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prosperity Now N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Indian Child Resource Center Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Reset N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,300
Page SUM 2,606,460

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nuru International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Oxfordshire Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alley Cat Allies Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prosperity Now N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Indian Child Resource Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Reset N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 7,300
Page SUM 2,606,460

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Crisis Text Line NY Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teach For All Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Peach Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Defenders of Wildlife DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Thousand Currents CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Troy Andrews Foundation LA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 450
Embarcadero Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Underground Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,122,950

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Oxfordshire Community Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pioneer Works Art Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alley Cat Allies Incorporated United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Prosperity Now United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Reset United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,300
Page SUM 2,606,460

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13280 records found.