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)
Karidat N/A MP United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hand in Hand American Friends of Cntr for Jewish-Arab Edu in N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marine Science Institute San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Washington Center for Equitable Growth Inc N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Wesley United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Gogebic Community College Found N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Page SUM 256,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marine Science Institute San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Washington Center for Equitable Growth Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Wesley United Methodist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
All Five San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Theatre Lab N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 292,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hand in Hand American Friends of Cntr for Jewish-Arab Edu in United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marine Science Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Washington Center for Equitable Growth Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Wesley United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crisis Intervention Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Gogebic Community College Found United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Page SUM 256,500

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13110 records found.