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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
US Speedskating N/A UT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
VisionSpring N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wesley Theological Seminary of the Methodist Church N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Harvest Heralds, Inc. N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision, Inc. N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
IDinsight San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 474,374
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 850
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jolt Initiative N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kids in Need Foundation N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Latinos for Education Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leverage Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,455,478

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 628,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
US Speedskating United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
VisionSpring United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wesley Theological Seminary of the Methodist Church United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Harvest Heralds, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Vision, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 36,504
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Housing Industry Foundation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
IDinsight United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 474,374
Insight Garden Program United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 850
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Jesuit Refugee Service USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jolt Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kids in Need Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Latinos for Education Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leverage Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,455,478

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13280 records found.