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, and corporate 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Skechers Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Eat Learn Play Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Elemental Excelerator N/A HI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 31,500
Sports Medicine Institute International Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St. Gregory Catholic School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,950
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
TechnoServe Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
First Presbyterian Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Center for Election Innovation & Research N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 25,000,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 35,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,200
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 400
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2020 50,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 26,282,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 67,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 2,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 200,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2020 108,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2020 80,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2020 99,844
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Page SUM 2,652,544

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 3,000
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 2,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,500
50 Legs in 50 Days Inc. FL Health Corporate Advised 2020 4,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
3c Capital Fund Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 713
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
100 Black Men of America, Inc. GA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2020 10,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 5,000
826 New Orleans LA Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
100 Black Men of America, Inc. GA Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2020 250,000
418 Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 448,713

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14298 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Skechers Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sonoma Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Eat Learn Play Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
Elemental Excelerator United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 31,500
Sports Medicine Institute International United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St. Gregory Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,950
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
TechnoServe Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
First Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Center for Election Innovation & Research United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 25,000,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 35,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 5,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,200
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 400
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 50,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 26,282,450

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14797 records found.