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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 158,376
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 160,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. Alameda NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Jefferson Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 175,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 179,317
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 180,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 185,925
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Union Square Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 3,499,885

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 158,376
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 160,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Jefferson Elementary School District San Mateo Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 175,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 179,317
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 180,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 185,925
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Union Square Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 3,499,885

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Watts of Love IL Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lead Mine Elementary School NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Roy Gomm Elementary School NV Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
First Church of Christ Scientist CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Day School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 60,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Universita Di Roma Tor Vergata Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Beloit College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wonderland Avenue Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Universidad de Sevilla Spain Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 60,000

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13110 records found.