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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clayton Valley Charter High School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 419,710

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Think of Us Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Clayton Valley Charter High School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 419,710

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International PR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Henry M. Gunn High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The LIVESTRONG Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CuriOdyssey CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
MomsRising Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bible Study Fellowship TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 54,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Carter Center, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bethel Church of Redding United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 920,001

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13110 records found.