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, and corporate 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 descending
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Shane's Inspiration N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Geoscience Education in Action N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc N/A LA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UNIDOSUS N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Roca, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Court Watch NOLA N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Shane's Inspiration N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Geoscience Education in Action N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UNIDOSUS N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Court Watch NOLA N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Aquarium of the Pacific CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Opportunity Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700,000
EdSurge CA Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
International Society for Technology in Education OR Education Donor Advised 2018 720,000
TransFormCA CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 725,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 736,000
Code for America Labs CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Third Sector New England, Inc. MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Time for a Change Foundation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Biden Cancer Initiative Inc DC Health Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Results in Education Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Page SUM 14,681,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Shane's Inspiration United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Wild Salmon Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fugees Family Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
UNIDOSUS United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Roca, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Court Watch NOLA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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13110 records found.