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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sterling College N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A India Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A MD United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Flying Kites, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
The Big Table N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundación San Ignacio de Loyola AC N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 41,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Operation BBQ Relief N/A KS United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 18,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Groner K-8 School N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Page SUM 243,950

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sterling College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colon Cancer Alliance N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sneha Charitable Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Flying Kites, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
The Big Table N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundación San Ignacio de Loyola AC N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 41,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Operation BBQ Relief N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 18,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Groner K-8 School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Page SUM 243,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Jazz House Kids Inc. NJ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 350
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International IL International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 378,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
University of Illinois at Chicago United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
God's Company United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hawaii Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springboard Collaborative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lewis and Clark College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 472,700

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13110 records found.