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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Outreach Project N/A UT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,450
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 215,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Carson City Cares N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
UMBC Foundation N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,750
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Outreach Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,450
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 215,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Carson City Cares N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
UMBC Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,750
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Kahilu Theatre Foundation HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -16
Center for Young Women's Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Other Side Academy UT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Spirit Rock Meditation Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cascade School of Music OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lomita Park Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Whole Womans Advocacy Alliance VA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Outreach Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Film Preserve, Ltd. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,450
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 215,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Heifer Project International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Carson City Cares United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paradise Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
UMBC Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,750
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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13110 records found.