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)
Services for Brain Injury Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
League of Women Voters Education Fund N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Moneythink N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 838,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Universiti Malaysia Pahang N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Flti N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Focus on the Family N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Freedom's Shield N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Real Hope for Haiti N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
New Teacher Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 2,207,580

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Open the Circle IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
French American International School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,086,757
Prep for Prep NY Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Compass Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 2,699,007

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Services for Brain Injury United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Northern Maine Community College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
League of Women Voters Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
City of San Jose United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stand Up Placer, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Moneythink United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 838,450

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13110 records found.