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)
ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mount Saint Marys University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Link Media, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Cancer Commons Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 310,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nonprofit Vote Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,651
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bat Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 931,625

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 700
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mount Saint Marys University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Link Media, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 310,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nonprofit Vote Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,651
Page SUM 1,018,075

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, Inc. ID Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Miss Porters School Inc CT Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cure Sanfilippo Foundation SC Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Auburn Theological Seminary NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fair Fight Action Inc. GA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Next Generation Politics NY Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Institute CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers College Columbia University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The UMASS Memorial Foundation Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 605,975
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Inner-City Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,962,275

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
826 Valencia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,100
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mount Saint Marys University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Link Media, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 874
Cancer Commons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 310,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nonprofit Vote Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,651
Page SUM 1,018,075

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13280 records found.