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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Turn 2 U, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 361,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Education for Change Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 408,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 443,520
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 460,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Page SUM 8,089,711

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Turn 2 U, Inc. San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 361,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Education for Change Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 408,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 443,520
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 460,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Page SUM 8,089,711

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Pacific Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sea Park Elementary School FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Develop It NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Matthew School NJ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
1000 Friends of Oregon United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Develop It United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Animal Assisted Happiness, Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Heartspring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 60,000

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13110 records found.