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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
J F Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JK Grants N/A CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2019 2,295
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Los Gatos United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Management Center N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Morgridge Institute for Research Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 520,223
Nantucket Atheneum N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Council on Severe Autism Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 750
New Story, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oil Change International N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ought Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Page SUM 910,218

Pages

13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Food for Thought Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Sonoma County, Inc. Sonoma Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 308,300

Pages

13280 records found.
There were no results that matched your search. Please adjust your filters and try again.

Pages

12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Legal Resources Centre of South Africa United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Go-Ye Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 47,500
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wingman Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
InStepp Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,638,150

Pages

13280 records found.