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 County Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Scalawag N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 37,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
The City Well United Methodist Church N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for the Carolinas N/A NC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Queens Grant High School VIP N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
The Center For Documentary Studies N/A NC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Forward Justice N/A NC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Climate Ride, Inc. N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Clark Fork Coalition N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Page SUM 665,962

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Harvey Mudd College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Law Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
World Assistance for Cambodia, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Healthy Minds Innovations Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
iFoster Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Page SUM 5,427,683

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet MO Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children International MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,950
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Our Little Haven MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Lean Lab MO Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Unbound MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,280
John Burroughs School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Horizons MO Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 268,134
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Unbound MO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Greater Horizons MO Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,618
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 831,482

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Ventura County Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 665,052
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,850,000
Page SUM 5,602,852

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13110 records found.