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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Resources for Human Development Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Assist International, Inc. N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Ann's School N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,100
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose News Bureau N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier N/A MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Brave Trails N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sequoia Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Callisto San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Social Profit Network San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Page SUM 266,916

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 132,437

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
1M1B Foundation NV Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
826 Valencia CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 182,960

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 34,816
Appling County Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Resources for Human Development Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Room to Read United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Assist International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Ann's School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,100
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose News Bureau United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Harbor Save the Bay Inc Boston Fish Pier United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boston Lyric Opera Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Brave Trails United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sequoia Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Academy of Sciences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Callisto United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Social Profit Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Page SUM 266,916

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13280 records found.