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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A KS United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PC Charitable Foundation N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A PR Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A NH United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A UT United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,201,169

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PC Charitable Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A Donor Advised 2018 500
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,201,169

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund CO Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc WA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima MA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mad Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Hermitage Cat Shelter AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Page SUM 1,494,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PC Charitable Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,201,169

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13110 records found.