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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
B K S Iyengar Yoga Assn of No Cal San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California State University Fresno Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 596,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
B K S Iyengar Yoga Assn of No Cal San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California State University Fresno Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 596,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Chicago Community Bond Fund IL Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Christian Church of Los Gatos CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Baylor School TN Education Donor Advised 2019 1,893
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Conservation Society of California CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Paris Review Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 800
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Dragon Productions Theatre Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Trinity Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Unbound KS Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,165
Every1 Can Work VA Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Feather River Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Frankfort Elementary School MI Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 393,858

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
B K S Iyengar Yoga Assn of No Cal United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Jose Jazz United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California State University Fresno Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 596,850

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13280 records found.