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 Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PartnersGlobal N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Children's Creativity Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LGS Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bowdoin College N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Page SUM 35,222,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PartnersGlobal N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Children's Creativity Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LGS Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bowdoin College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Page SUM 35,222,200

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Commission to Every Nation Inc TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Unbound KS Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,520
Video Internet Distribution Education Opportunity Inc. CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tom Deierlein Foundation Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Resources for Science CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Butte County Firefighters Burn and Benevolent Fund CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nuru International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 2,599,570

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PartnersGlobal United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregation Beth David United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Children's Creativity Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LGS Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Immaculate Conception Academy United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bowdoin College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Page SUM 35,222,200

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13110 records found.