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)
Denver Film Society N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Dublin High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Samburu Project Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Evergreen State College Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 33,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 433,820
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A AZ United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Foundation for Tulsa Schools N/A OK United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement First Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wings Learning Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Hawaii Leadership Forum N/A HI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Denver Film Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Dublin High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Samburu Project Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Evergreen State College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 33,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 433,820
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. N/A International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Foundation for Tulsa Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement First Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wings Learning Center Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Hawaii Leadership Forum N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Denver Film Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Dublin High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Samburu Project Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Evergreen State College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 33,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 433,820
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Food for the Hungry, Inc. United States International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Foundation for Tulsa Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Achievement First Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wings Learning Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Hawaii Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,122,520

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13280 records found.