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)
Carroll College N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Trinity Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Climate Leadership Council Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Vanuatu National Statistics Office N/A Vanuatu Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of the South Pacific N/A Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Lycee Louis Antoine de Bougainville N/A Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Lycee Louis Antoine de Bougainville N/A Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Further Arts Committee N/A Vanuatu Environment Donor Advised 2019 47,000
Erromango Cultural Association N/A Vanuatu Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Mwatana for Human Rights N/A Yemen International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 861,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,500
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Artescape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
American Association of University Women-Special Projects Fu Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,300,750

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 793,172
California Forward United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Casa Familiar, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,275
Center for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Vanuatu National Statistics Office Vanuatu Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Lycee Louis Antoine de Bougainville Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Lycee Louis Antoine de Bougainville Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of the South Pacific Vanuatu Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Further Arts Committee Vanuatu Environment Donor Advised 2019 47,000
Erromango Cultural Association Vanuatu Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Mwatana for Human Rights Yemen International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,219,697

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