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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,600
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sojourners N/A DC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CDT Kids N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Cancer Education Inc. N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Creativity Explored San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Day School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 641,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 328,300

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shakespeare-San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,600
Caminar United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Carlmont Academic Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Sojourners United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CDT Kids United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Cancer Education Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Contemporary Asian Theater Scene United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Creativity Explored United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Day School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 641,100

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13280 records found.