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)
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
State Voices N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 716,450

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
State Voices United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 716,450

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13110 records found.