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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church N/A MD United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Crisis Action, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Marin CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 477,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Crisis Action, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Marin Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 477,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Starting Over Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Canine Companions for Independence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center ME Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Convergence Center for Policy Resolution DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Institute for Family Studies VA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Dublin High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Enneagram Prison Project CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,802,150

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Crisis Action, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
The Courage Campaign Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 477,750

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13280 records found.