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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Paul Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Summit Land Conservancy N/A UT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
SquashBusters, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cristosal Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Page SUM 453,090

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Paul Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Summit Land Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Compassion Institute San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
SquashBusters, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cristosal Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Denison University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Page SUM 453,090

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Spark SF Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2019 203,400
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Strategic Education Research Partnership Institute DC Sciences Donor Advised 2019 660,000
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 125,000
The Coral Reef Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion International Incorporated CO International Development Donor Advised 2019 8,208
The Mono Lake Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2019 400
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
American Prairie Foundation MT Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Crosspulse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Voter Participation Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 33,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 2,204,158

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sanergy, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sea The World Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 840
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
St. Paul Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Summit Land Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Compassion Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400,000
SquashBusters, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cristosal Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Page SUM 453,090

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13280 records found.