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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Food Runners San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bethel Church of Redding N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 83,984
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wagner Society of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Food Runners San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bethel Church of Redding N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 83,984
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wagner Society of Northern California San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Park School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 115,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
New York Genome Center Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 157,402
The Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Assoc. of SF CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Jose Valdes Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 125,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Food Runners United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bethel Church of Redding United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 83,984
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wagner Society of Northern California United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sexual Health Innovations United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 178,324

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13110 records found.