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)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
School Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amazon Conservation Team N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A SC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
School Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amazon Conservation Team N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
School Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amazon Conservation Team United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bring Change 2 Mind United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Solar Cookers International United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Ceiba Public Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Child Educational Center Caltech Jpl Community United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Church Creek Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Community College of Rhode Island Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals United States Health Donor Advised 2019 9,500
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13280 records found.