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)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Film Society N/A TX United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The City Well United Methodist Church N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lewis and Clark College N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Life Foundation USA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Malaria Consortium N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Weed Friends of the Library N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Page SUM 27,117,380

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Five San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Film Society N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The City Well United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lewis and Clark College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Life Foundation USA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Malaria Consortium N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Weed Friends of the Library N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Page SUM 27,117,380

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Berkeley City Club Conservancy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
One East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 885,469
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Junipero Serra High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation TX Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Asian American Donor Program CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,563,719

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Film Society United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The City Well United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lewis and Clark College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
High Fives Non-Profit Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Life Foundation USA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Malaria Consortium England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Weed Friends of the Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Page SUM 27,117,380

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13110 records found.