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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 929,464

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 929,464

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati OH Donor Advised 2018 500
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,289,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Digital Asia Hub Hong Kong Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
American Promise Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
MLB Uptown LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,049,868

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13110 records found.