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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Ohio Campus Compact N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Properties Impact Corporation N/A OH United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative N/A OH United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Knowledgeworks Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oberlin College N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oberlin College N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 690,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope for the Warriors N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Nevada Childrens Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Senior Services N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Trails Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Team Rubicon N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Longmont Meals on Wheels Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 274,500

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PS 70 Max Schoenfeld NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Frost Valley YMCA NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chalkbeat, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Rye Presbyterian Church NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Badass Animal Rescue Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 458,122

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Rape Trauma Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Venice Arts United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Meals on Wheels People Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lamplighters Music Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 202,450

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