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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Hillsdale College N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 215
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Logan School for Creative Learning Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michael Harris Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Hillsdale College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 215
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Logan School for Creative Learning Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michael Harris Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Wesleyan University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Hillsdale College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Housing Trust Silicon Valley United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
International School of the Peninsula United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 215
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl United States Other Donor Advised 2019 250
Logan School for Creative Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Michael Harris Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
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