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)
Aalto University Foundation N/A Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 399,995
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Asociación Infantil Oncológica de Madrid N/A Spain Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Reach Foundation N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aalto University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 399,995
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Asociación Infantil Oncológica de Madrid N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Reach Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,459,291

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aalto University Foundation Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 399,995
Stand Up Placer, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Asociación Infantil Oncológica de Madrid Spain Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vanderbilt University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Reach Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,459,291

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13110 records found.