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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Lab Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 721,150

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Conservation Colorado Education Fund CO Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Burlingame Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 3,664
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 500
PC Charitable Foundation OH Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Page SUM 875,164

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 55,000

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