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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Chiefs for Change N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trace Media, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Faith in Texas - Pico N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Climate Central, Inc. N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Accelerator for America N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
International FIRST Committee Association N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
ESTRO Cancer Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
VisionSpring N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Niskanen Center, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
IDinsight CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,196,729
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Center for Mind-Body Medicine DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
America Achieves Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Crisis Text Line NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Results for America DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Digital Promise DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,448,828
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2018 1,450,000
Kind, Inc. DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 25,288,557

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The General Hospital Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for Excellence in Education Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Uncommon Knowledge and Achievement, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Accelerator for America United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The General Hospital Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Gooru United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Strong City Baltimore United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Innocence Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 4,999,906

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13110 records found.