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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
OMF International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
American Gateways N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Artists Association of Nantucket N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Denison University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Reading Tree San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Motor Neuron Disease Association of New Zealand Incorporated N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Catticus Corporation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Association for the Advancement of Science DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Team4Tech Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
OMF International, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
American Gateways United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 310,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Revere High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Reading Tree United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
HIAS, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Motor Neuron Disease Association of New Zealand Incorporated New Zealand Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.