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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A AZ United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for American Progress N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Hacker Fund N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Page SUM 540,137

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for American Progress N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Communities in Schools of Wake County N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Hacker Fund N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Page SUM 540,137

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lions Club International Ftdn IL Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 7,200,000
New Door Ventures CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
The Center For Documentary Studies NC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
World Central Kitchen Incorporated PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 8,312,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lumind-Research Down Syndrome Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Outward Bound California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Homeboy Industries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Trustees of Bates College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercado Global, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Page SUM 5,132,100

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13110 records found.