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)
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Center for Inquiry Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colorado League of Charter Schools N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A OR United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Center for Inquiry Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colorado League of Charter Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Arts Benicia, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Immaculate Conception Academy United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Center for Inquiry Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colorado League of Charter Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rebecca Bender Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Taylor Family Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Upstart Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Juma Ventures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
The Unity Care Group United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission High Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,357,283

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13110 records found.