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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coastside Jewish Community N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
UFW Foundation N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Compassion International Incorporated N/A CO United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University Health Network N/A ON Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
The Salvation Army N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 268,618

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coastside Jewish Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
UFW Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Episcopal Relief and Development N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Compassion International Incorporated N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University Health Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 450
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 59,268
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 268,618

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
AOPA Foundation MD Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freedom Fwd CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bridge House CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Venice Arts CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,076,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Wild Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 3,150,229

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13110 records found.