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)
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 58,493
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. N/A VA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Unite for Sight, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carmel Ideas Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 255,000
That Man May See, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 96,000
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Student Press Law Center Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
WonderWork Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -40,000
Social Finance, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 61,651
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 515,244

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Woodside Village Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Autism Science Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Gordon Research Conferences N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Literate Nation Us San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Results for America N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,315,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Woodside Village Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compass Family Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Autism Science Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Gordon Research Conferences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Literate Nation Us United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Results for America United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Vincent de Paul Society United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,315,300

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13110 records found.