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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canary Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Center for Improvisational Music N/A NY United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chapin Hall Center for Children N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 491,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanbridge Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cornell University N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,069,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 45,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Page SUM 2,152,979

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 144,500

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Canary Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Sky's the Limit Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Center for Improvisational Music United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chapin Hall Center for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 491,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stanbridge Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 1,069,500

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13280 records found.