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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation of City College of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 383,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mental Health Association of San Mateo County San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation of City College of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 383,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Ithaca College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 16,000
New Friends New Life TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Pacific Crest Trail Association CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Women Donors Network CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Morning Glory Montessori School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Commonweal CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 44,000
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 2,389,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 300,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
School of Choice Education Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2018 675,000
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lane College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Phillips Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Humane Studies United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Development Corporation of Brownsville Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Consumer Reports Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,718,950

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13110 records found.