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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Public Radio N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 240
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
OC International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pine Street Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kauai Lifeguard Association N/A HI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Family & Children's Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Life Transitions Network San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 126,390
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amadiora A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Meeting Street Massachusetts Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 421,030

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Public Radio N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 240
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
OC International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pine Street Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kauai Lifeguard Association N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Family & Children's Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 126,390
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amadiora A.C. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Meeting Street Massachusetts Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 421,030

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Day Laborer Organizing Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sports Challenge TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 800
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Unify the World CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta GA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Lava Mae CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 516,700

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