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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A PE Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 78,000
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 78,000
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
Givelight Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 78,000
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 316,445

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13110 records found.