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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Charlie's Acres N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Terralingua N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Freedom's Shield N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Best Friends Animal Society N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 1,394,693

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Charlie's Acres N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Terralingua N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Gordon Research Conferences N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Freedom's Shield N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Best Friends Animal Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 1,361,643

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Resource Central CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Judaism by Choice Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,732
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Page SUM 180,403

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Omni Commons United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 193,050

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