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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Esopus Foundation Ltd N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A IL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Animal Welfare Institute N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Patient Empowerment Network N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 1,552,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Esopus Foundation Ltd N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pratham USA N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Animal Welfare Institute N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Patient Empowerment Network N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Lékorice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 1,552,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pepperwood Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Performances, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Burlingame Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Cooks Inc MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Outreach Project UT Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 250,850

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