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, and corporate 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)
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bank Street College of Education N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,323,554

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Gateways N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bank Street College of Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,323,554

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
National Audubon Society, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lava Mae CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Film Forum, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WGBH Educational Foundation MA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cancer Commons CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Roca, Inc. MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Water Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,700
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 800
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,000
Friends of Payton Association IL Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 363,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bank Street College of Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,323,554

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13110 records found.