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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation N/A RI United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,403,408
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Climate Emergency Fund N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Common Cause Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Saint Paul Catholic Center N/A UT United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,400
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Sawtooth Society Inc N/A ID United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,959,108

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 70,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 318,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 168,450

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
People Acting in Community Together Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,403,408
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 900
Climate Emergency Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Saint Paul Catholic Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,400
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Congregation Etz Chayim United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Sawtooth Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Courage Campaign Institute 501c3 United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,959,108

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13280 records found.