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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Dallas Holocaust Museum N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Legal Services for Children San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East of the River Clergy Police Community Partnership Inc N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 212,750
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Treehouse N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago N/A IL United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,692
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ceiba Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Dallas Holocaust Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Legal Services for Children San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East of the River Clergy Police Community Partnership Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 212,750
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Treehouse N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 7,692
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ceiba Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Occidental College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meira Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Regents of the University of California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Middle East Peace Dialogue Network, Inc. NJ International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Lead for America Inc NC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Page SUM 1,097,621

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Dallas Holocaust Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Legal Services for Children United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East of the River Clergy Police Community Partnership Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 212,750
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Treehouse United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,692
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ceiba Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 713,992

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13110 records found.