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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
PARS Equality Center San Mateo Immigration Donor Advised 2018 17,500
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 32,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Bay School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 129,849

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200
The Carey School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Issue One DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Grassroots Ecology CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP IL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
GivePower Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 838,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 2,263,000

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