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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Reservations N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
UNIDOSUS N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Friends Seminary N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
University of the Pacific N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Great Books Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Vascular Cures San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorporated N/A ME United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 335
Page SUM 867,535

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Paula Art Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Business Executives for National Security N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sightline Institute N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castlemans Awareness & Research Effort N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 406,640
Southern New Hampshire University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Center for Reproductive Rights Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Children's Hospital Los Angeles N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,257,807

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Downtown Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Paula Art Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Business Executives for National Security United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sightline Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sobrato Early Academic Language Program United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castlemans Awareness & Research Effort United States Health Donor Advised 2019 406,640
Southern New Hampshire University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Center for Reproductive Rights Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Charity Science Foundation of Canada Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 55,217
Children's Hospital Los Angeles United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 1,257,807

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13280 records found.