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)
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,850
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Institute for Market Transformation Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Adat Yeshurun N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,210
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 628,510

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities USA N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,850
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Institute for Market Transformation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Adat Yeshurun N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,210
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 628,510

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Flourish Agenda CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ising Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Social Services AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
All Five CA Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Hawaii HI Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
California Polytechnic State University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Save the Children Federation, Inc. CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
iFoster Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cancer Care Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,418,453

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities USA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,850
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Institute for Market Transformation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Adat Yeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,210
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 628,510

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13110 records found.