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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Commonweal N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kuumbwa Jazz Society N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Church in the Canyon N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. N/A WA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
J Street Education Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carleton College N/A MN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sojourners N/A DC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,262
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 656,035
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Keshet N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation N/A KS United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 869,597

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Commonweal N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kuumbwa Jazz Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Church in the Canyon N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 200
J Street Education Fund, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carleton College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sojourners N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Polytechnic State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,262
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 656,035
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Lehigh University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Keshet N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wichita Area Technical College Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 869,597

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Angeles SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Family Violence Appellate Project CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,957
SHE-CAN Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 119,407

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Raheem AI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,885
Sonoma Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bennington College Corporation United States Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco First Tee United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Inside the Outdoors Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kehillah Jewish High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 750
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Alopecia Areata Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 741,435

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13110 records found.