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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pembroke Hill School N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 64,764
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Joaquin A Plus Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Page SUM 379,264

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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 2,500
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
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500,000
UnCommon Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,850
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 763,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA LA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
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 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
WQED Multimedia PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 771,700

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pembroke Hill School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Presentation High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 64,764
Project Heal - Help to Eat Accept & Live United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Red White & Blue Charity United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Joaquin A Plus Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 37,500
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Health Foundation Ctr for Health Program Management United States Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Page SUM 379,264

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13280 records found.