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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Lindsey Vonn Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
PC Charitable Foundation N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ohio Wesleyan University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Global Impact STEM Academy N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
St. Xavier High School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CelebrateMercy N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Friends of the Groom Inc N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation N/A OH United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
NEO Philanthropy N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,656,000
Page SUM 3,163,025

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Our LA N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Adventure Cycling Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
St Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue of Santa Clara County Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Urban Compass N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Optimum Health Institute San Diego N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Brigham Young University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bennington College Corporation N/A Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 60,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 316,750

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Fractured Atlas Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 85,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Consumer Reports Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bridges to Community Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Anti-Defamation League NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Hofstra University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Future Project, Inc. NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Auburn Theological Seminary NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Le Moyne College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 220,375

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Theiss Research United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Conversations du Monde France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rape Trauma Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,201,160

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