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, and corporate 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)
Institute on Aging San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Carry the Vision Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Reading Results N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Film Society San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wings Learning Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 896,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Asia Society N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Mateo Arboretum Society Inc San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CorpsAfrica N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,620
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Homes for Our Troops N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dallas Women's Foundation N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 443,970

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Huntsman Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Asia Society United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Mateo Arboretum Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,620
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Homes for Our Troops United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gilroy Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 306,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dallas Women's Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Democracy and Technology United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 443,970

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