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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. N/A NV United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. N/A FL United States Other Donor Advised 2018 600
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregational Home N/A KS United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace-Link Corporation N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project South: The Institution for the Elimination Poverty & N/A GA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cabrillo College Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 600
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregational Home N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace-Link Corporation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project South: The Institution for the Elimination Poverty & N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cabrillo College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
San Francisco University High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Educacy CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mentors International UT International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Groundswell Community Mural Project Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Stroke Awareness Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Independent Voter Education CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 281,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
East Bay Agency for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Berkeley Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 600
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Congregational Home United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peace-Link Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project South: The Institution for the Elimination Poverty & United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 584,133

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13110 records found.