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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Solstice Initiative Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
StrongMinds, Inc. N/A NJ United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA Inc N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Solstice Initiative Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Compass High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
StrongMinds, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shelby's SafeSpace United States Health Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Solstice Initiative Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
StrongMinds, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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