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)
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800,000
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Synapse School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A FL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Inmate Families Association N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dui Hua Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Echoing Green, Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ameinu Our People, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 3,520,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800,000
St. Perpetua Parish Contra Costa Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Synapse School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Inmate Families Association N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dui Hua Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Echoing Green, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ameinu Our People, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 3,520,950

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
All Saints Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Inc PA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
American Himalayan Foundation CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 143,750
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Valley Verde CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Friends of Notre-Dame De Paris, Inc. DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Voter Registration Project DC Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Whole Armour International Church MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 230,050

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Day School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,800,000
St. Perpetua Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sri Sarveshwari Samooh United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Texas Inmate Families Association United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Deschutes Basin Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Dui Hua Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Echoing Green, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
350 Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ameinu Our People, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 3,520,950

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13280 records found.