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)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Development Consortium N/A India International Development Donor Advised 2019 120,000
St Marys Center Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The York School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ExpandED Schools Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Development Consortium N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 120,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The York School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ExpandED Schools Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community High School Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
StandUp for Kids United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Tahirih Justice Center United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Development Consortium India International Development Donor Advised 2019 120,000
St Marys Center United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
DYF United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The York School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ExpandED Schools Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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