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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. N/A HI United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula League San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Prison University Project, Inc. Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA Hawaii Congress N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roza Otunbayeva Initiative International Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Samaritan's Purse N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 2,872,975

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PATH N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula League San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Prison University Project, Inc. Marin Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA Hawaii Congress N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roza Otunbayeva Initiative International Public Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Samaritan's Purse N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SCI Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 2,872,975

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Culver City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Bay Community Law Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 6,850
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
California Poets in the School CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Edify CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United Religions CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 600
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CatchLight CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Faith in The Valley CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 1,867,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Palo Alto High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
PATH United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula League United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Prison University Project, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
PTA Hawaii Congress United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Regents of the University of California at San Diego United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roza Otunbayeva Initiative International Public Foundation Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Samaritan's Purse United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 2,872,975

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13280 records found.