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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Remote Energy N/A WA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
EdSurge San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Film Society San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,333
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology N/A CA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Sierra Pregnancy & Health N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 550
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Andrew K Dwyer Foundation N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Remote Energy N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
EdSurge San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Film Society San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,333
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology N/A Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Sierra Pregnancy & Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 550
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Andrew K Dwyer Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Remote Energy United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
EdSurge United States Education Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Film Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,333
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BrightFocus Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Council on Science and Technology United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 285,000
Sierra Pregnancy & Health United States Health Donor Advised 2019 550
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Andrew K Dwyer Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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