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)
Costanoa Commons Inc. N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
China Labor Watch Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Monument Academy Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 12,284,031

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Costanoa Commons Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Anti-Defamation League N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Prairie Winds Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,346
Safechild N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
China Labor Watch Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Monument Academy Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 12,284,031

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated CT Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA DE General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 271,862

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