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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fountain Valley School of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Genetics Society of America Incorporated N/A MD United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Atherton Now San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Spruce Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Temple Emanu-El of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fountain Valley School of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Genetics Society of America Incorporated N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Atherton Now San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Spruce Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Temple Emanu-El of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fountain Valley School of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Genetics Society of America Incorporated United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society of the University of Haifa United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Grand Canyon Trust Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Atherton Now United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Childrens Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Stuttering Foundation of America United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Spruce Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Temple Emanu-El of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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