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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Poynter Institute for Media Studies Inc. N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 256,580
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Oregon State University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SPUR San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 513,580

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Poynter Institute for Media Studies Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 256,580
State Voices N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wild Salmon Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Oregon State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SPUR San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 513,580

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Poynter Institute for Media Studies Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 256,580
State Voices United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wild Salmon Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Oregon State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 513,580

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13110 records found.