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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity International, Inc. N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
Latinas Contra Cancer Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cascade School of Music N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Belle Air Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 1,223,762

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Angels Service Teams N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Native Animal Rescue N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Stanford Health Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bennington College Corporation N/A Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 60,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 91,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
History San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Massachusetts Boston MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education IL Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM -24,516,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denison University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
World Central Kitchen Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
Latinas Contra Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cascade School of Music United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Belle Air Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 1,223,762

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13110 records found.