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, and corporate 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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
California Housing Partnership Corporation San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Berkeley Lab Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Access to the Arts, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NEO Philanthropy NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
University of California Irvine Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FFWD CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 20,000,000

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