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)
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,650
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Milton Academy N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of Ulster N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vassar College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
VotingWorks San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Charities Aid Foundation America N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,500
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wesleyan University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 639,233

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 14,650
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Milton Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of Ulster N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vassar College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
VotingWorks San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Charities Aid Foundation America N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 20,500
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wesleyan University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 639,233

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Matriculate Inc NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Museum of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Women Make Movies Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 40,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 350
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Israel Fund ME Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc MD Education Donor Advised 2019 1,330,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Leadership Conference Education Fund, Inc. DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Village Health Works NY Health Donor Advised 2019 250
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Page SUM 1,918,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 14,650
Committee to Protect Journalists, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Milton Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,000
University of Ulster England Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vassar College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
VotingWorks United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Charities Aid Foundation America United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,500
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Richmond Museum Assn Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wesleyan University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 639,233

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13280 records found.