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)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
San Jose Light Tower Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Torah High Schools of Phoenix N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildflower Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windward Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,982,571

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
San Jose Light Tower Corporation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Torah High Schools of Phoenix N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildflower Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windward Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,982,571

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Transformation Church DE Other Donor Advised 2018 2,020
California College of the Arts CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
City Garden Montessori School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rudolf Steiner Foundation, Inc. CA Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Committee of 100 Inc NY Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,500
St. Joseph School NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Kind, Inc. DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Moving Train Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 609,740

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland International High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
San Jose Light Tower Corporation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Torah High Schools of Phoenix United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildflower Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 650,000
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windward Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,982,571

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13110 records found.