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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
SHELTER, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Recovery Management Services Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Richmond Community Foundation Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Brain Tumor Association Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM -58,437

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Contra Costa Jewish Day School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
SHELTER, Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Diablo Valley College Foundation Contra Costa Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Recovery Management Services Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Richmond Community Foundation Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Brain Tumor Association Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM -58,437

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation KS Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Day Nursery CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ukiah Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Plug in America CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 24,000
The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Science from Scientists MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International PR Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
CuriOdyssey CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Henry M. Gunn High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The LIVESTRONG Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
MomsRising Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bible Study Fellowship TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 161,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
Carmel Mission Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charity Fair Horse Show United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
One World Children's Fund United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Food & Water Watch United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,869,635

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13110 records found.