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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Redwood City Elementary School District San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Lehigh University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Teach Plus Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Mayors Fund for Los Angeles N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Universite Catholique de Louvain N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Scholars Strategy Network N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Village Health Works N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Digital Promise Global N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Government Accountability Project, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Prison Policy Initiative Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Strong City Baltimore N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Policy Innovators in Education Network Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Page SUM 6,000,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 13,803,500
Cornell University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
Gates Philanthropy Partners WA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,050,000
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 21,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 32,300,000
Philadelphia Orchestra Association PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000,000
Page SUM 217,153,500

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