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 descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
The Clearity Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Christian Charitable Foundation Inc. N/A GA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Fair Oaks Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Daraja Education Fund Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Paris Review Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Filoli Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Diego Youth Symphony N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Colorado College TH N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Pacific Crest Trail Association N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignitia N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
The Clearity Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Christian Charitable Foundation Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Fair Oaks Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Daraja Education Fund Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Paris Review Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Filoli Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Diego Youth Symphony N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Colorado College TH N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Pacific Crest Trail Association N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 655,625

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignitia Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
The Clearity Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Christian Charitable Foundation Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Fair Oaks Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Daraja Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Paris Review Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Filoli Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Diego Youth Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Maui Preparatory Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Pacific Crest Trail Association United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 655,625

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13110 records found.