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 County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
AspiraNet San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Greater Horizons N/A MO United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 232
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 112,389
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adelante Mujeres N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 39,942
University of Hawaii N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 111,282
Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Massachusetts Boston N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Historical Society of Watertown N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Museum of Science N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Childrens Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Rose N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Windward Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Rural Development Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Little Red School House Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
City Harvest Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
Page SUM 861,702

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thrive Afya Tanzania OR Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 113,747
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 287,647

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Israel Venture Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
AspiraNet United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Greater Horizons United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 232
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 112,389
Rotary District 5170 Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adelante Mujeres United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 297,621

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13110 records found.