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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Afiya Center N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 17,719
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ORT America Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Awe Tibuame, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanuatu National Statistics Office N/A Vanuatu Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
MDRC N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Americans for Immigrant Justice N/A FL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 140,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,242,170

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Afiya Center N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 17,719
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ORT America Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Awe Tibuame, A.C. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanuatu National Statistics Office N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
MDRC N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Americans for Immigrant Justice N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 140,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,242,170

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Care Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,699
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,776
Page SUM 244,301

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Afiya Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 17,719
Center for Young Women's Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ORT America Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Awe Tibuame, A.C. Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanuatu National Statistics Office Vanuatu Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Berkeley City Club Conservancy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
MDRC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Americans for Immigrant Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 140,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,242,170

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13110 records found.