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)
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Right to the City Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A AL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater School and Community Library N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A FL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Right to the City Alliance Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater School and Community Library N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Families and Communities Together Relief - FACT Relief GA Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland OR Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
University of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Children With Special Needs CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Volunteers of America Inc. VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Western Regional Advocacy Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,100
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Amanecer Community Counseling Service a Non-Profit Corp. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Council of Young Political Leaders, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 80,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,021
Right to the City Alliance Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Broadwater School and Community Library United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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13280 records found.