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)
UMBC Foundation N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Madera County Sheriff's Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated N/A GA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Young Scholars Fund Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
RIKEN N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Clean Clothes Campaign N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Coastside Jewish Community N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
UFW Foundation N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 293,050

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UMBC Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Madera County Sheriff's Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Young Scholars Fund Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
RIKEN N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Clean Clothes Campaign N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gandhigram Trust N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Coastside Jewish Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
UFW Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 293,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marin Montessori School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Bring Me A Book 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
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Our Lady of the Isle NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Furniture Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 347,400

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