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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Francisco City Impact San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue University N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caminar Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meira Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Moving Traditions N/A PA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cougar Fund Inc N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Grand Canyon Trust N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,740,220

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Francisco City Impact San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caminar Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meira Academy Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Moving Traditions N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cougar Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Grand Canyon Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,740,220

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Madeira School Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grey Bears CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mrelief IL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hope Program Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,185,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Francisco City Impact United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Purdue University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meira Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 75,520
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Room to Read United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,300
Moving Traditions United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Cougar Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Grand Canyon Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,740,220

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13110 records found.