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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. N/A NM United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Church of Christ Scientist Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 617,000

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
First Church of Christ Scientist United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mercy Corps United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 617,000

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13110 records found.