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)
American University in Cairo N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sarara Institute N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 400,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Seeds of Peace Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International N/A GA United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
PC Charitable Foundation N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 135,876
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Advance Democracy Inc N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,990,676

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 6,494
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Advance Democracy Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center N/A Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,690,794

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trinity Christian College Association IL Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Cougar Robotics, Inc KS Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PC Charitable Foundation OH Donor Advised 2018 50,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. MA Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund CO Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,246,922

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Advance Democracy Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center United States Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,690,794

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13110 records found.