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)
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Learning Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Family Service of San Diego N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PartnersGlobal N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Creativity Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Learning Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy Beyond Borders Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Nuru International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Family Service of San Diego N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PartnersGlobal N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Creativity Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Church and School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy Beyond Borders United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Downtown Business Group United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Nuru International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Family Service of San Diego United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PartnersGlobal United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Creativity Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Nonprofit News United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.