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)
Resonate Church Alameda CA United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asylum Welcome N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Jewish Community Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KTK-Belt, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Photo Patch Foundation N/A FL United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 929,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Resonate Church Alameda Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asylum Welcome N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Jewish Community Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KTK-Belt, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oasis Legal Services Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Culver City Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Photo Patch Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 929,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Resonate Church United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asylum Welcome England International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Jewish Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KTK-Belt, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oasis Legal Services United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Virginia New Majority Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Culver City Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 280,000
Generations United Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Photo Patch Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 929,800

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13110 records found.