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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Preble Street N/A ME United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
River City Community Services N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Confucius Church of Stockton N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whittier College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A WA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bridge House N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 587,040

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Preble Street N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
River City Community Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Confucius Church of Stockton N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
PATH N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whittier College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bridge House N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Maryland N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 587,040

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Saratoga Federated Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Srv2thrv Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Meals on Wheels People Inc OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Venice Arts CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Iowa State University Foundation IA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 209,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for International Environmental Law Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Wild Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
AOPA Foundation United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,144,729

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13110 records found.