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)
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
MERRAG N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Concentric Media San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
La Union Del Pueblo Entero N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 121,875

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
MERRAG N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
La Union Del Pueblo Entero N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 121,875

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hawaii Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Bonnie J Addario A Breath Away From The Cure Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
SLS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Arts West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Georgia Tech Research Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 124,510
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peace Over Violence United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 310,010

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13110 records found.