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)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Barbara Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Summit Public Schools San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A GA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Desert Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 480,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Barbara Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Community Gatepath San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Summit Public Schools San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Desert Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,500
Shabbat Project Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Colorado Office of the Governor CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Texas Tribune Inc TX Education Donor Advised 2019 350,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Five Buckets, Four Shovels Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trustees of Union College NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 880,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Barbara Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Simon Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Summit Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Desert Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 480,950

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13280 records found.