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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Accountability Counsel San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Opportunity Trust N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 230,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A BC Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seminar Network Inc N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Indian Treaty Council San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 617,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Accountability Counsel San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Opportunity Trust N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 230,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seminar Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Indian Treaty Council San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 617,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Tufts College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Refugee Child Inc. CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Womankind Worldwide Inc DE Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
RAND Corporation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Westgate Community Bible Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Leadership Roundtable Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Real Hope for Haiti IN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of San Joaquin Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc MD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sight Word Busters CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Page SUM 795,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Opportunity Trust United States Education Donor Advised 2018 230,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Sexual Health Innovations United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Friends of the Urban Forests United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregation Adat Yeshurun United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seminar Network Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Indian Treaty Council United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 617,650

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13110 records found.