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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Prairie Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Neighbors Inc N/A OK United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Marygrove College N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,670
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 763,920

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Day Nursery Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Henry M. Gunn High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 75,250

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Neighbors Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Marygrove College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
College of William and Mary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,670
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 763,920

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13110 records found.