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 ascending
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ceiba Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ceiba Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cancer Commons CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. NJ Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Law and Social Policy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
uAspire Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
We Care Solar United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Ceiba Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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13110 records found.