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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Montana Foundation N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
GirlsComputingLeague Org N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Village Health Works N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Weaving Earth N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Higher Purpose Co N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hopewell Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Better Markets Inc N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 22,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,825,000
International Refugee Assistance Project Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Page SUM 8,630,101

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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
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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
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 25,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 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
Page SUM 87,800

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Montana Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
GirlsComputingLeague Org United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Village Health Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Weaving Earth United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
GRID Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 30,000
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Higher Purpose Co United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hopewell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Better Markets Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Innocence Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 22,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 82,901
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,825,000
International Refugee Assistance Project Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Page SUM 8,630,101

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13280 records found.