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)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Montana Foundation N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Health Works N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 749,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Coral Reef Alliance Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Montana Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Health Works N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 749,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JustFix, Inc. NY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Kodava Koota TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
La Casa De Don Pedro Inc. NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 -250,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 12,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Network on Women in Prison CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300,000
No Bully CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Oberlin College OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership CA Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Operation Restoration LA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pacifica Resource Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Friends of IDC NY Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Partners in School Innovation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 607,150

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Coral Reef Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
The Kings Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,600
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Montana Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 47,500
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Village Health Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 749,800

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13280 records found.