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, and corporate 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)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Stanford Health Care N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 18,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Firelight Foundation N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riverkeeper, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Scholarmatch Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A MS United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Calmer Choice N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM -1,382,150

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Stanford Health Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 18,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Firelight Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riverkeeper, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Scholarmatch Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Calmer Choice N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
State Voices N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM -1,382,150

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Med CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Catholic Charities USA MD Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cornell University IA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Israel Venture Network CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Polaris Project DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,683
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc TX Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canary Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
University of Washington Foundation WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Page SUM 1,131,150

Pages

12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Stanford Health Care United States Health Donor Advised 2018 18,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Firelight Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riverkeeper, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Scholarmatch Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Mississippi Center for Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Calmer Choice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
State Voices United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM -1,382,150

Pages

13110 records found.