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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Live Oak Institute Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of El Camino Real N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
High Resolves America San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Boston Critic, Inc. N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,817,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Live Oak Institute Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of El Camino Real N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
High Resolves America San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Boston Critic, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Good Food Institute, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,817,950

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Live Oak Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of El Camino Real United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
High Resolves America United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Boston Critic, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Library District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Good Food Institute, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,817,950

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13110 records found.