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)
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Rutgers University Foundation N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Covenant House California Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sunrise Movement Education Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Western American Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church Outside San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Rutgers University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sunrise Movement Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Western American Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church Outside San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning and Loving Education Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Rutgers University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Covenant House California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sunrise Movement Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Western American Diocese of Russian Orthodox Church Outside United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning and Loving Education Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,375
Make-A-Wish Foundation International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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