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)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Lesley University N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc N/A MD United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
Mercy Ships N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Mommas Inc N/A NY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 800
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bear Valley Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Nutritionfacts Org Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 429,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 766,383

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 211,450

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Lesley University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
Mercy Ships United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Mommas Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mt. Pleasant High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 800
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bear Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Nutritionfacts Org Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 429,000

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13280 records found.