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)
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grantmakers for Education N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Institute for Policy Studies N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grantmakers for Education N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Health and Social Transformation Initiative N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Institute for Policy Studies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Iowa State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,899,550

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
George Mason University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Global Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Grantmakers for Education United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 400
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Health and Social Transformation Initiative Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Institute for Policy Studies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,899,550

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13280 records found.