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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,930
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,675
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc N/A UT United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 195,055

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,930
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,675
Duke University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Childrens Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc N/A Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 195,055

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Evergreen Valley High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers Unite Inc. NY Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Center for Mindful Learning, Inc. VT Education Committee Advised 2019 100,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Foothill High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Summit League CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,400
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 229,027

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,930
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,675
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Grandmas House of Hope United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
WorldWideWomen Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind India Education Corporate Advised 2019 300
Oregon Childrens Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Carolyn L Farrell Foundation for Brain Health United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Draper Community Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 12,500
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California I United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hillsboro SD 1J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 195,055

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13280 records found.