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 descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Goddard College Corporation N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Resources for Science Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,222,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Goddard College Corporation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,222,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,000
The Agenda Project, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 450
Santa Clara County Dental Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Forward Justice NC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Phoenix Children's Hospital AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
US - China Railroad Friendship Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts General Hospital MA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 411,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Goddard College Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
San Jose Stage Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Urban School Food Alliance Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
California College of the Arts United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Resources for Science United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 2,222,450

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13110 records found.