Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PSFC N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,600
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Association for Senior Day Health Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Rosies Place Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Salem State University Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,365,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New America Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,350
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 7,000
OC International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Operation Shoebox N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PSFC N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,600
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Association for Senior Day Health Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,368,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sigma Nu Educational Foundation Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Cabrillo Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Story of Stuff Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Circlesorg CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Collective Heritage Institute CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The City Well United Methodist Church NC Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion and Choices NH Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 247,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Policing Equity United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
PSFC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 100,000
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,600
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,750
Association for Senior Day Health United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Rosies Place Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Salem State University Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Berkeley Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 1,365,350

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13280 records found.