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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Noora Health San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2020 500,000
Policing Equity N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Common Justice N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2020 500,000
R Street Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Interledger Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 500,000
United We Dream Network, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Populace Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2020 500,000
We the Protesters Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2020 500,000
The Gift Trust N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 500,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2020 500,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Crisis Text Line Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETHZ) N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Page SUM 10,000,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
A Khmer Buddhist Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 10,000,000
Charter Fund Inc CO Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000,000
The Center for Election Innovation & Research DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 19,500,000
Lone Rock Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 20,000,000
Clara Lionel Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 20,000,000
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 21,000,000
A Khmer Buddhist Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2020 23,759,980
The Center for Election Innovation & Research DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 25,000,000
The Center for Election Innovation & Research DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 25,000,000
GAVI Alliance DC Health Donor Advised 2020 30,000,000
T L P Education CA Education Donor Advised 2020 31,000,000
One Valley Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 42,252,114
Center for Technology and Civic Life IL Community Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000,000
Denver Foundation CO Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2020 50,007,016
Center for Technology and Civic Life IL Community Development Donor Advised 2020 52,000,000
Center for Technology and Civic Life IL Community Development Donor Advised 2020 59,000,000
Center for Technology and Civic Life IL Community Development Donor Advised 2020 60,000,000
Center for Technology and Civic Life IL Community Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000,000
Page SUM 648,519,110

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