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)
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Patient Empowerment Network N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 1,309,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Patient Empowerment Network N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 1,309,500

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
New Schools for Baton Rouge United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,110,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Patient Empowerment Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 1,309,500

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13110 records found.