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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
That Man May See, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Fe Community Foundation N/A NM United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 22,500
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NSSF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Housing California N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Julian Cho Society N/A Belize Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 712,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
That Man May See, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Fe Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 22,500
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NSSF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Housing California N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Julian Cho Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 708,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hawaii Community Foundation HI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 216,000
College of Adaptive Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation IL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chicago Horticultural Society IL Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sociedad De Educacion Y Rehabilitacion Ser De P R PR Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,984,012
Rails to Trails Conservancy DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Press Institute DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rotaplast International, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,727,037

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
That Man May See, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Star Fund, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Fe Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 22,500
Viewpoint Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
NSSF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Housing California United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Julian Cho Society Belize Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Innocence Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 708,000

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13110 records found.