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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Buckminster Fuller Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
School Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Page SUM 1,028,717

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
BASIC Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Buckminster Fuller Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
School Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 1,000
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