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)
Edify N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Urban School of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 888,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Edify N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Urban School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 888,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Edify United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Urban School of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Niles Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 888,750

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13110 records found.