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)
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,200
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monument Academy Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,200
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monument Academy Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy Corps United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,200
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monument Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karolinska Institutet Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 11,833,075

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13110 records found.