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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ke Ali'I Pauahi Foundation N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Corporation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. N/A VT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Fenixia Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ke Ali'I Pauahi Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Corporation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Fenixia Foundation Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Community High School Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Thrive Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
American Association of University Women Inc DC Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 -6,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 -6,352
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -7,500
Des Moines Area Community College Foundation IA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -8,877
NatureBridge CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 -9,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Impact 2030 Inc CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Page SUM -137,729

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ke Ali'I Pauahi Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The YWCA of Vermont, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Fenixia Foundation Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.