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)
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Muso Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
The Seminar Network Inc N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
International Indian Treaty Council San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Justice N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 450
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 26,400
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A UT United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 742,060

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Muso Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 625
The Seminar Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
International Indian Treaty Council San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Justice N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 450
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 26,400
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 742,060

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
The Seminar Network Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
International Indian Treaty Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Notre Dame de Namur University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Justice United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 450
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,160
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 26,400
Huntsman Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity Global Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 8,160
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids & Art Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 742,060

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13110 records found.