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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
SPUR San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International African American Museum N/A SC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 268,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
SPUR San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International African American Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 268,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Freedom Fwd CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Orphan Secure CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WNET NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Crisis Intervention Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 750
Community Partners CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,309
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Page SUM 381,009

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International African American Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 268,700

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13110 records found.