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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 700,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A UT United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A OR United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trinity Christian College Association N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Humane Studies N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Equality Now, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Page SUM 1,432,394

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
MLB Uptown LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Institute for Humane Studies N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,500
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 769,919

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 3,664
PC Charitable Foundation OH Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc KS Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Page SUM 1,765,207

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 700,000
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish United States Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Northwest Health Foundation II United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trinity Christian College Association United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Humane Studies United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Page SUM 1,432,394

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13110 records found.