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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Inc N/A VI Virgin Islands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A International Organization Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A International Organization Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A International Organization Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 200
Providence Portland Medical Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Baylor College of Medicine N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 500
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Redwood Empire Food Bank Sonoma CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 150,000
Resist, Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 150,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities-Bay Area Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2020 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 500
Page SUM 640,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 13,775
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,125
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Youth Spirit Artworks Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Yes on 18 - Vote for Our Future Alameda Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 10,000
Y Combinator Research Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2020 2,000,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 2,000
We Ride Too Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Wayfinder Family Services Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 25,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Wardrobe for Opportunity Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2020 2,000
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Vote Org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Page SUM 3,267,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
T'ruah NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Saint Ann's School NY Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 400,000
YWCA Evanston North Shore IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Zoological Society of San Diego CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Youth Drama for All CA Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project NM Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Youth Improved Incorporated NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 500
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 34,000
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 50,000
YWCA Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Youth Spirit Artworks CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 20,000
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 784,500

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14298 records found.
Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Inc Virgin Islands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2020 30,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 200
Providence Portland Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Baylor College of Medicine United States Health Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective United States Health Donor Advised 2020 500
Ragazzi Boys Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Redwood Empire Food Bank United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 150,000
Resist, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 150,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities-Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2020 2,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 500
Page SUM 640,200

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14797 records found.