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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 210
Precita Eyes Muralists San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 210
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 210
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 208
West Valley Mission Community College District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 203
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 202
Book Harvest N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A CT United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,046

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 210
Precita Eyes Muralists San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 210
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 210
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 208
West Valley Mission Community College District Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 203
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 203
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 202
Book Harvest N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,046

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
La Casa De Don Pedro Inc. NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 -250,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -284,446
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -300,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 -300,000
Creating Hope International MI Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -400,000
Kansas University Endowment Association KS Education Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
Relay Graduate School of Education NY Education Donor Advised 2019 -500,000
African Mission Healthcare Foundation CO International Development Donor Advised 2019 -600,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -55,000,000
Page SUM -58,634,446

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