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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trinity Christian College Association N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karidat N/A MP United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A HI United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) N/A Papua New Guinea Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A NJ United States Donor Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A NH United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A IL United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 587,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trinity Christian College Association N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karidat N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Le Refuge N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 587,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College NC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Page SUM 1,487,140

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trinity Christian College Association United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) Papua New Guinea Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 587,100

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13110 records found.