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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elkhorn Slough Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gabriel Park Preschool of Portland Oregon N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Process Therapy Institute Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 193,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elkhorn Slough Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gabriel Park Preschool of Portland Oregon N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Process Therapy Institute Incorporated Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
A Woman's Nation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 208,850

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
New Creation Home Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 220,215
Freedom's Shield CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Selby Lane School Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
That Man May See, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 6,630
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Insight LA Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mariposa Prolife CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Advocates for Youth DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 85,000
Ten Times Ten LLC NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Colorado State University CO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roman Archbishop of Los Angeles A Corporation Sole CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 485,345

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The San Francisco Playhouse United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Elkhorn Slough Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Protect Our Defenders Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gabriel Park Preschool of Portland Oregon United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Brain Tumor Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Process Therapy Institute Incorporated United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 208,850

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13110 records found.