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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
St. Paul Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Valiant Community Prep N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Liberty in North Korea N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Dreamer Network Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 176,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
St. Paul Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Valiant Community Prep N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Liberty in North Korea N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Dreamer Network Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 176,850

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Eddy House NV Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Kids & Art Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Marine Science Institute CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Project Mana NV Other Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Okizu Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Equal Citizens Foundation DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 348,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
St. Paul Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Valiant Community Prep United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Liberty in North Korea United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
uAspire Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 176,850

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13110 records found.