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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hemopet N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homework Central San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 90,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
San Jose Light Tower Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sarcoma Foundation of America Inc N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Laguna Food Pantry N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,547,275

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 335
Page SUM 732,135

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yaffed Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yeshivah High School of Arizona AZ Education Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Young & Healthy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 105,100

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hemopet United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homework Central United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
India Community Center, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2019 90,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Jacobs Heart Childrens Cancer Support Services United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
San Jose Light Tower Corporation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sarcoma Foundation of America Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Laguna Food Pantry United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,547,275

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13280 records found.