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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St Edward Central Catholic High School N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Access Fund N/A CO United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nest School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,350
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ukiah Symphony Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Fractured Atlas Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of the River Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,715,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 735,700

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St Edward Central Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Access Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Nest School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 800,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,350
FoodCorps, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ukiah Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 100,000
Fractured Atlas Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of the River Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,715,350

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13280 records found.