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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
California Budget & Policy Center N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Park Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sinai Health System N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 23,100
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Childfund International USA N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Cignition, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 6,932,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
California Budget & Policy Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Park Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sinai Health System N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 23,100
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Childfund International USA N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Cignition, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 6,932,400

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Women's Centers CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -50,000
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Pregnancy & Health CA Health Donor Advised 2019 550
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 120,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Catherine of Siena Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Church of God CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 275
Community Equity Collaborative CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Desert Aids Project CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 699,325

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
California Budget & Policy Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Park Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sinai Health System United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 23,100
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Cignition, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Page SUM 6,932,400

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13280 records found.