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)
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
University of Puget Sound N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Public Communicators Inc N/A CO United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Defy Ventures Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Shark Fund N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Populace Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of the Smith College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IEEE Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
University of Puget Sound N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Public Communicators Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Defy Ventures Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Shark Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Populace Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of the Smith College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
University of Puget Sound United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Public Communicators Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Defy Ventures Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Shark Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Populace Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of the Smith College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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13110 records found.