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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Life International N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
OMF International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
American Gateways N/A TX United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 478,554

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Uncommon Schools, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Xavier University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
EinDollarBrille e.V. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
National Congress of American Indians N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Protect Democracy Project N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Nia Technologies, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Friends of Un Techo Para Mi Pais Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project Healthy Children N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Preservation Trust, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Excellence in Education N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 263,033

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lane College TN Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. TN Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Bring Change 2 Mind CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
St Jude Memorial Foundation United States Catholic Conferenc CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 23,333
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monroe Mich MI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 243,183

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Life International United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
OMF International, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 478,554

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13110 records found.