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, and corporate 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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Polytechnic State University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Notre Dame High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
DataKind N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 220,000
Page SUM 618,917

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Polytechnic State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Notre Dame High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
DataKind N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 220,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 623,417

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ploughshares Fund Inc CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vivian Beaumont Theater Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
NAMI San Mateo County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pet Assisted Therapy Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 27,220

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Endeavor Global, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Room to Read United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Polytechnic State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
DataKind United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 220,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 623,417

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13110 records found.