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)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Heartbeat N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Connect Community Charter School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Beach Citizens San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Heartbeat N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Connect Community Charter School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Beach Citizens San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation IL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Narrative Magazine Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,699
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Orphan Secure CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 390,099

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Connect Community Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Beach Citizens United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 319,950

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13110 records found.