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)
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Fresh Approach Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Richmond Community Foundation Contra Costa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Rosie the Riveter Tr Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 306,906

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Fresh Approach Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Richmond Community Foundation Contra Costa General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sycamore Valley Elementary School Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Rosie the Riveter Tr Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Think of Us Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Think of Us Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 306,906

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Skid Row Housing Trust CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Water Missions International SC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Austin Habitat for Humanity TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 228,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charity Fair Horse Show United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hudson Institute, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Colorado College TH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,042,685

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13110 records found.