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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
African Parks Foundation of America N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Amigos for Christ N/A GA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Article3 Org San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rise Together Education Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Benedictine Foundation N/A ND United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A AR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 223,299
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Amendment Foundation N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Build Change N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich N/A MI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 572,199

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 278,950

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Amigos for Christ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Article3 Org United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rise Together Education Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Benedictine Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 223,299
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Amendment Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Build Change United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 570,699

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