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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,350
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. N/A NM United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 622,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,350
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 622,350

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation OH Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sturge Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Health Leads Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 625
Essie Justice Group CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 9,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
One World Children's Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Desert Scholarship Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 205,788
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Every1 Can Work VA Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 253,713

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,350
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African Entrepreneurship Collective United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Re:store Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 622,350

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13110 records found.