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)
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 360
Leverage Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -949
Ariel Outreach Mission Alameda CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Roseland Charter School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 403,961

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Slow Food N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Limited N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Social Fabric Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Siskiyou Community Food Bank N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Social Good Brasil N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
SMART Liberia N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Siskiyou Opportunity Center N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Siskiyou Sansui Do Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Sistema Infantil Teleton USA N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sister Carmen Community Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sister Song, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 750
Smith Farm LTD N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 256,813

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Life Learning Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mid-Peninsula Education Center Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Inc CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 70,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Pitzer College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rahima International Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Regents of the University of California CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Institute of Mathematics CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 600,000
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Archbishop Mitty High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,662
Page SUM 1,122,012

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Gregory Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Mary's Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Catherine of Siena School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St Marys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
St. Mary's Center United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Francis High School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
St. James United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
St Thomas Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Matthew Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 41,850

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