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)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Barnard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Watershed Center N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jaipur Foot Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Barnard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Watershed Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,898,350

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood Forrest Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jaipur Foot Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Barnard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Watershed Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,898,350

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13110 records found.