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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Drawdown Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Montage Health N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Drawdown Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Montage Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
HEAL Project San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 790,650

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Drawdown United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Montage Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Housing Industry Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Zen Hospice Project Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 790,650

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13110 records found.