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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Bernardino N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Profit, Inc. N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco First Tee San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare 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
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Senior Services N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Southern Center for Human Rights N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,077,786

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 254,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Ya- Ya Network Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 180,300

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Bernardino United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New Profit, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco First Tee United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 129,586
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Senior Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Southern Center for Human Rights United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,077,786

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13280 records found.