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)
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. N/A DE United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City of Ukiah N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stagebridge Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cornell University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Tabard Theatre Company Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit Justice Center N/A MI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 385
The African American Art and Culture Complex San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nest School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City of Ukiah N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Community Gatepath San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cornell University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Tabard Theatre Company Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit Justice Center N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 385
The African American Art and Culture Complex San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nest School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 750
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sky's the Limit Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Center for Houston's Future, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City of Ukiah United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stagebridge United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Tabard Theatre Company United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit Justice Center United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 385
The African American Art and Culture Complex United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
The Nest School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
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13280 records found.