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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A DC United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Art Council Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Lesbian Rights San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Educational Tall Ship Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Art Council Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Lesbian Rights San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Union for International Cancer Control N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Proximity Designs N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Homeboy Industries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New York Public Radio NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Organ Alliance Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Providence Foundation RI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. CT Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Living Goods CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Art Council Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Lesbian Rights United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Union for International Cancer Control Switzerland Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
We Care Solar United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Troy Andrews Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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13110 records found.