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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
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
Bolinas Museum Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
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
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Enterprise Greenhouse N/A RI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 292,246
Charter Fund Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,900
CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust N/A MI United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Civil Rights Corps N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
St. Barnabas High School N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,133,596

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 30,200
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Page SUM 1,142,167

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 600
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
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys Club of Wake County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
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
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
California State University Fresno Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Social Enterprise Greenhouse United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for the Study of Social Policy United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 292,246
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 8,900
CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Civil Rights Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
St. Barnabas High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,133,596

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13280 records found.