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 Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 122,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A CO United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 62,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
UniversalGiving San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pacific Repertory Theatre N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 122,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Robotics N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Ignite Adaptive Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 62,000
Friends of National Guard Families N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
UniversalGiving San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pacific Repertory Theatre N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Science Buddies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Culturetrust Greater Philadelphia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Japan Society of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Television Service Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Verbum Dei High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Survival CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Truck of Love SC International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Christian Herald Association Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 825
Hammond Ranch Firefighters Association CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Siskiyou Food Assistance Corporation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Weed Friends of the Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 152,675

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 122,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Berthoud Robotics United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 7,100
Ignite Adaptive Sports United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 62,000
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
UniversalGiving United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pacific Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 359,973

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13110 records found.