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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A KS United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karidat N/A MP United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association Carillon N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) N/A Papua New Guinea Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A IL United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karidat N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northwest Health Foundation II OR Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College NC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 500
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden HI Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) Papua New Guinea Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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13110 records found.