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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Buddhist Digital Resource Center Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Center for Election Science N/A IL United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Council of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Paul Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Compassion Outreach of America N/A LA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Summit Land Conservancy N/A UT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Buddhist Digital Resource Center Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Center for Election Science N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Council of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Paul Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Compassion Outreach of America N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Summit Land Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Soles 4 Souls TN International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sports Challenge TX Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Casa Familiar, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Center for Climate Protection CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -55,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Colorado College TH CO Education Donor Advised 2019 5,257
Texas A & M University TX Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council of Chief State School Officers DC Education Donor Advised 2019 275,000
The Taylor Family Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Buddhist Digital Resource Center Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Center for Election Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,800,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Children's Council of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Paul Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Compassion Outreach of America United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Summit Land Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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13280 records found.