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)
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Nottingham N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Caravan To Class Marin CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,017,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amherst College Trustees N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Nottingham N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Caravan To Class Marin General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Lehigh University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,017,300

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Nottingham United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Caravan To Class United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Lehigh University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,017,300

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13110 records found.