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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
GLAAD Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DataKind N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greater NY Foundation N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A IA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 65,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 199,497
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
Page SUM 844,222

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
GLAAD Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Supportive Housing, Inc. Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 26,000
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 199,497
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
Page SUM 813,997

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American River Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
CURATUS CA Other Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Population Action International DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
That Man May See, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Council on Clean Transportation DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Broad Institute, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
MDRC NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
iCivics MA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 6,255,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Florida Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
GLAAD Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Northwest Passage Limited United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DataKind United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greater NY Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 65,000
BASIC Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 199,497
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 32,000
Page SUM 844,222

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13110 records found.