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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Canary Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chapman University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Stanbridge Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 44,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,024
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Page SUM 314,224

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Solstice Initiative Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 450
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 23,100
Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 66,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Society of Saint Vincent De Paul Council of Los Angeles N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Solve N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the Archdiocese of Boston N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
South Creek Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 7,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 495,544
South Florida PBS Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
South Omo Peoples' Development Association N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,120,544

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Children Now CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 85,000
College of Adaptive Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
The Coral Reef Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Mono Lake Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2019 400
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
DigDeep Right to Water Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Fair Oaks Beautification Association Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
First Church of Christ Scientist CA Other Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,238,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Stichting Delitelabs Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Patrick's Seminary United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Stagebridge United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Students for Life of America Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Stanford Jewish Center Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
State Educational Technology Directors Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Stichting Global Forest Coalition Netherlands Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
St. Paul Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Stanbridge Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Lucy Parish School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,781,950

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13280 records found.