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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Wilderness Society San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Familiar De La Raza San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Stevens Institute of Technology NJ Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -16
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -15
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2018 16
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 486

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
CNRS France Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -484
New Mexico State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
University of British Columbia Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -322
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -300
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Art and Craft 4 All Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -226
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -105
CNRS France Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -88
Stevens Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -80
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -33
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -29
Page SUM -4,378

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13110 records found.