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)
San Francisco Day School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
UC San Diego Foundation N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Day School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
UC San Diego Foundation N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
UC San Diego Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jews for Jesus United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 55,700

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13110 records found.