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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -400
International Fire Relief Mission N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -560
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 -601
A Home Within, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Home Within, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -949
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Society for Scientific Exploration N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc N/A KY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Maram Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Guatemala Human Rights Commission USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
CARE - Headquarters N/A GA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,100
Susquehanna University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,128
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -400
International Fire Relief Mission N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 -500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -560
University of Rome La Sapienza N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -601
A Home Within, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
A Home Within, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 -750
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -866
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -949
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Society for Scientific Exploration N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Maram Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Guatemala Human Rights Commission USA N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,100
Susquehanna University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,128
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