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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of Fine Arts N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
One Nation Life Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 906,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Root Capital, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of Fine Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
One Nation Life Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 906,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EarthEnable MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Human Outreach Project UT Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 21,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California at Irvine CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Lucy Parish CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 128,495

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Root Capital, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
American Himalayan Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of Fine Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
One Nation Life Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 906,750

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13110 records found.