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)
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voice of the Experienced VOTE N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 336,000
Grace Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wisdom Sun San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Hawaii United Okinawa Association N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Grace Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
With Grace Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Institute for Free Speech N/A VA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 623,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Gdansk N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 38,250
Environmental Leadership Program N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,275
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Unlock Tomorrow N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Free-Dem Foundations Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
FuelEd Schools, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Greater DC Diaper Bank N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heartbeat N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,101,625

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Refugee Assistance Project Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
CollegeSpring Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,675
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Doc Farm Films, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
East Palo Alto Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Education Trust Inc CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 75,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 1,280,925

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Gdansk Poland Education Donor Advised 2019 38,250
Environmental Leadership Program United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,275
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Unlock Tomorrow United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Free-Dem Foundations Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500,000
FuelEd Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Woodside Community Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Greater DC Diaper Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fugees Family Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,101,625

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13280 records found.