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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
NEO Philanthropy N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
REDF San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
NEO Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
FFWD CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Access to the Arts, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Town School for Boys CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Union Square Business Improvement District CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Array Alliance Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Array Alliance Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Lighthouse Community Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. NC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
NEO Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Immigration Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Illustrative Mathematics United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
REDF United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Charter Schools Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Charlie's Acres United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Notre Dame de Namur University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 20,000,000

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13110 records found.