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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ten Strands Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caravan To Class Marin CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bridge Rail Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ross Valley Charter School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daraja Education Fund Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bread & Roses Presents Marin CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ten Strands Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caravan To Class Marin General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bridge Rail Foundation Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ross Valley Charter School Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daraja Education Fund Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bread & Roses Presents Marin Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 258,050

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Upwardly Global CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CALmatters CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Civil Rights Corps DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Rights Campaign Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
Gordon Research Conferences RI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
National LGBTQ Task Force DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Quoria Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
PFLAG Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 769,175

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sivasri Charitable Trust India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
That Man May See, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ocean Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Random Acts of Flowers United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 4,353
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Brigham Young University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Health Connected United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Good Food Institute, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Western Landowners Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Brown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 236,221

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13110 records found.