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, and corporate 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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Garden Village Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 180,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Page SUM 1,055,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Garden Village Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 180,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Page SUM 1,055,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,150
HIAS, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
Community Learning Center Institute OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Central Oregon Community College Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,750
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 840,837

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Garden Village Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 180,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Page SUM 1,055,950

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13110 records found.