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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
Shepherd's Gate Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -26,711
Solstice Initiative Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 450
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Childfund International USA N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,354
Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. N/A FL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 2,206,009

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 111,200

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 750
Shepherd's Gate United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -26,711
Solstice Initiative Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 450
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,354
Cigar Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Community Working Group, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 2,206,009

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13280 records found.