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)
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Childrens Hospital of Orange County N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2018 111,282
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National LGBTQ Task Force N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,728,132

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County N/A Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 111,282
World Vision N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National LGBTQ Task Force N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,734,732

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Valley Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
World Food Program USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Montage Health CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Project Drawdown CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Pandemonium Aviaries CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
Proteus Fund Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Techbridge Girls CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Fistula Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,284,114

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,024
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mission High Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States Other Donor Advised 2018 111,282
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,600
FINCA International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Valley Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 740,356

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13110 records found.