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)
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A PE Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 3,813
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Water for People N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
South County Services Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
EdBuild, Inc. N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Research Council of Italy N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Page SUM 618,713

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,813
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Water for People N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
South County Services Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Griffith University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
EdBuild, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Research Council of Italy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,400
Page SUM 618,713

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
President and Trustees of Bates College ME Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercado Global, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Berkshire Montessori School Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Israel Fund ME Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 12,863,000

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