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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Marine Science Institute San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alena Museum Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Community Builders Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,010,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. Santa Clara Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos Museum Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 9,649
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Holy Spirit School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Clara County Dental Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 74,749

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stagebridge CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Social Impact Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -75,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 67,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,300
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 65,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Opportunity Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 896,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Brown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Child Aid United States Other Donor Advised 2018 450
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Georgia Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charity Fair Horse Show United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 2,959,519

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13110 records found.