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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Points of Light Foundation N/A GA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 103,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,250
Rosenberg Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Saja Group Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gals The Girls Athletic Leadership Schools N/A CO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Scenic Hawaii Inc. N/A HI United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Give US the Floor San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sesame Workshop N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Groton School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 674,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Safe & Just Michigan N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
Rye Historical Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Rye Presbyterian Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 11,100
Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Sacred Art of Living Education and Retreat Center Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sacred Heart Benedictine Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rotary International Townsend Rotary Club N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Rotha (The Wheel) N/A Membership Organizations Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Robert Cooper Audubon Society N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,150
Robert Louis Stevenson School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 464,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sepsis Alliance CA Health Corporate Advised 2019 500
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Shakespeare Play On CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sherman Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 4,127
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sequoia High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Shirakawa (George Sr.) Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sequoia High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Shakespeare-San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shotgun Players Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sequoia High School Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 253,077

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Points of Light Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 103,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,250
Rosenberg Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Saja Group Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gals The Girls Athletic Leadership Schools United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Scenic Hawaii Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 -200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Give US the Floor United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sesame Workshop United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Groton School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,800
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 674,600

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13280 records found.