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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Amigo Marin CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Turning Green Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Discovery Museum Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,500
SHE-CAN Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ten Strands Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Syzygy Dance Project Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ten Strands Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Village Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Caravan To Class Marin CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 115,525

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Amigo Marin Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Turning Green Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Discovery Museum Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,500
SHE-CAN Inc Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ten Strands Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Syzygy Dance Project Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ten Strands Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Village Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Caravan To Class Marin General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 115,525

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Martime National Park Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Spirit Rock Meditation Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Secular Student Alliance CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 309,529
The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation FL Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
The Courage Campaign Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 936,529

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ocean Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
That Man May See, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Random Acts of Flowers United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Brigham Young University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Western Landowners Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Health Connected United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Good Food Institute, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Page SUM 329,971

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13110 records found.