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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 64,680
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Third Way Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Oak Knoll School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,175
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A OR United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Forward Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Baylor School N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 64,680
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Third Way Institute N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The University of Sydney N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Oak Knoll School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,175
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Baylor School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,731,355

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Friends School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 64,680
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
B.O.K. Ranch, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Third Way Institute United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Oak Knoll School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,175
Northwest Health Foundation II United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Forward United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Baylor School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,731,355

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13110 records found.