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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Michigan State University N/A MI United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
ORT America Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Services N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Michigan State University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
ORT America Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indivisible Civics Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Page SUM -49,095,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
ORT America Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
WNET United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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13110 records found.