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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A UT United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 500
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Defense Fund N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lions Club International Ftdn N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A NH United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Page SUM 1,180,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A Donor Advised 2018 500
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Defense Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lions Club International Ftdn N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,200
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Page SUM 1,180,900

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund OK Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art Council Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation NY Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Great Work Education Holdings, Inc. CO Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 6,261,261

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati United States Donor Advised 2018 500
American Promise Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Defense Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lions Club International Ftdn United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Unbounded Learning Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Page SUM 1,180,900

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13110 records found.