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)
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
International FIRST Committee Association N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Charitable N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
SEND International of the United States Inc N/A MI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 768,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
International FIRST Committee Association N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Charitable N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
SEND International of the United States Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 768,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paws Chicago CA Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden HI Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cupertino Historical Society, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Approach CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Tabitha USA, Inc. PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 36,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Employment Opportunities NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TNTP Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 665,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,256,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The Primary School - East Palo Alto United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
International FIRST Committee Association United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Charitable United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
SEND International of the United States Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 768,100

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13110 records found.