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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crisis Text Line N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Marin CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crisis Text Line N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Marin Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pro Bono Net, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Public Health Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 250
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Film Institute Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Robert Cooper Audubon Society IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 18,150
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
AmericaShare USA Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Joaquin A Plus Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Be The Match Foundation MN Health Donor Advised 2019 500
B'nai B'rith DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 494,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Crisis Text Line United States Health Donor Advised 2019 750
Spirit Rock Meditation Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 279,200

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13280 records found.