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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 50,000
EPIDAURUS N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 600,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Alliance for Global Justice N/A AZ United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Rural Arizona Engagement N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 75,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2020 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 50,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
Tewecado Trust, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2020 500
Good Market Inc N/A AZ United States Environment Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona N/A AZ United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Equality Arizona N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 20,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2020 3,500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 13,500
Veteran Project Management Mentoring Alliance N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance N/A AZ United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 3,000
Page SUM 936,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 9,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 400
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 300
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Seacology Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 76,450

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Read Better Be Better AZ Education Corporate Advised 2020 6,000
Desert Garden Montessori School Inc. AZ Education Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Junior Achievement of Arizona, Inc. AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 7,500
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2020 28,250
Banner Alzheimers Foundation AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 25,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 12,500
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 250
International Cancer Advocacy Network AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Junior Achievement of Arizona, Inc. AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc AZ Immigration Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Banner Health Foundation AZ Health Donor Advised 2020 5,000
St Marys Food Bank Alliance AZ Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 13,500
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Nuru International CA International Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
One Life Counseling Center CA Health Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Our Lady of the Wayside Church CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Page SUM 294,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 15,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Xavier University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Y Combinator Research Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 2,000,000
Yamhill Community Action Partnership United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 40,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 8,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 50,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 36,036
Wormfarm Institute Incorperated United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 50,000
World Vision United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 12,834
Page SUM 2,305,870

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