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)
Protect Democracy Project N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
ICT Academy N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Ottawa N/A ON Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
BSF International LLC N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Words & Warmth N/A NC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 75,000
Carver Elementary School N/A SC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Russian Federation Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 398,651

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protect Democracy Project N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
ICT Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Hakchon Theater N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Ottawa N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Case Western Reserve University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
BSF International LLC N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Words & Warmth N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 75,000
Carver Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Private Charitable Medical Institution Children's Hospice N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 398,651

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
From the Heart Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planting Justice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 665,052
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Court Watch NOLA LA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North American Council for Online Learning VA Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 6,503,137

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Brackens Kitchen Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rutgers University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Child Creativity Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code Orange Robotics Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundat United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dreams for Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Orange County Community Housing Corp United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Project Scientist United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 234,500

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13110 records found.