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)
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,175,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Encircle Family and Youth Resource Center N/A UT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everyday People for Change Inc N/A AL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation the Research Institute of Industrial Economics N/A Sweden International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 752
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 6,762,085

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,175,000
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Encircle Family and Youth Resource Center N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everyday People for Change Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation the Research Institute of Industrial Economics N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 752
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 6,762,085

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Colorado Grand Inc 3998 S Mariposa CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Texas Inmate Families Association TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 42,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 9,550
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Trustees of Reservations MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio OH Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Together for Choice NV Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Valle Monte League CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc TX Education Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Voter Registration Project DC Other Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy CA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 192,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,175,000
Trustees of Boston University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Encircle Family and Youth Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everyday People for Change Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feather River Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Foundation the Research Institute of Industrial Economics Sweden International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 752
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 6,762,085

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13280 records found.