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)
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A LA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc N/A GA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,495,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,495,500

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Supporting Initiatives to Redistribute Unused Medicine-Sirum United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
FFWD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,495,500

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13110 records found.