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, and corporate 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)
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A IA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wake Forest University NC Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of the Los Angeles River CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 3,150
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Help One Child Mission to Children at Risk CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeward Bound of Marin CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Indiana University Foundation IN Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Justice Mission DC Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Luke Commission Inc. ID Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
The Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
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13280 records found.