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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 1,000
Climate Central Inc N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 225,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
School of Choice Education Organization N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
350 ORG N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
COLTURA N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 4,000
Cristosal Inc. N/A VT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 8,500
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
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
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Inc N/A VI Virgin Islands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 1,405,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2020 300
Dogwood Animal Rescue Project Inc Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Civil Eats Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Center for Climate Protection Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2020 12,800
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,500
Arts Guild of Sonoma Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Art Escape Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 249,575
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 675,000
Alternative Family Services Inc Sonoma Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
Page SUM 1,064,675

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group United States Education Corporate Advised 2020 1,000
Climate Central Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 225,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 1,000
School of Choice Education Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2020 2,500
350 ORG United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
COLTURA United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 15,000
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2020 2,500
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 4,000
Cristosal Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Self-Help for the Elderly United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 8,500
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management United States Health Donor Advised 2020 1,000,000
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
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Inc Virgin Islands General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 1,405,200

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14797 records found.