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)
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Seeds of Learning Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Watch N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500,000
Community Hope Center, Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Corporation of Haverford College N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 75,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Talkingpoints San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 350
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eyak Preservation Council N/A AK United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Fellowship BMEC Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 4,794,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of Montana Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Village Health Works N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Chinatown Community Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,200
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Village Hope Partnership Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 7,597,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California Public Interest Research Education Fund, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Phoenix Community Kollel Inc AZ Religion Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association OH Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Gregory Catholic School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jackson County Child Abuse Task Force OR Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 850
Cooperate Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
The Oaks School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Page SUM 4,313,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of Montana Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Village Health Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Chinatown Community Children's Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,200
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Center for Young Women's Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Village Hope Partnership Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Allied Media Projects, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Chinatown Community Development Center Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 7,598,850

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