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)
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
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The King's Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Equitable Food Initiative N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roseland Charter School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
La Luz Center Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The King's Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Equitable Food Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
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