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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Educational Advancement N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Illinois University Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Dundee N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 227,200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lambs Players Theatre N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact NW N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 450
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phillips Exeter Academy N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Council on Clean Transportation N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Educational Advancement N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Illinois University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Dundee N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 227,200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lambs Players Theatre N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact NW N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 450
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phillips Exeter Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Council on Clean Transportation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alter Global IL International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Academy of Science CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Highlands Preschool CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce Foundatio VA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Troy Andrews Foundation LA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Autism Movement Therapy Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Commonweal Conservancy Inc NM Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
CollegeSpring Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 491,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for Educational Advancement United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Conservacion Patagonica United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Illinois University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Dundee Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 227,200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lambs Players Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact NW United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 450
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phillips Exeter Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Council on Clean Transportation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 361,400

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13110 records found.