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)
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Communities in Schools of Los Angeles Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
5280 High School N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A NJ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Prescott College, Inc. N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 2,798,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Communities in Schools of Los Angeles Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
5280 High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Prescott College, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 2,798,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Innovations for Poverty Action CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Heartland Film, Inc. IN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,013,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Communities in Schools of Los Angeles Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Kind, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
5280 High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Congregation Beth David United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Senior Services for Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Prescott College, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 2,798,000

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13110 records found.