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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Scholarmatch Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Baltimore Museum of Art, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A MS United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 24,000
Working Partnerships USA Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 23,000,000
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 21,817,854

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Unify the World Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 411,995

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Scholarmatch Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Baltimore Museum of Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Mississippi Center for Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 24,000
Working Partnerships USA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 23,000,000
State Voices United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 21,817,854

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13110 records found.