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)
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Union Square Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John Burroughs School N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Lady of the Isle N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Read With Me Arusha N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Union Square Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John Burroughs School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Lady of the Isle N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Entertainment Industry Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Read With Me Arusha N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family Caregiver Alliance United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Union Square Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John Burroughs School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Lady of the Isle United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Entertainment Industry Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Read With Me Arusha United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.