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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A MO United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Moses Church N/A MD United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 165,691
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castle Rock Charter School N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Results in Education Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,014,766

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Moses Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 165,691
Lehigh University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Castle Rock Charter School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
National Teachers Elementary Academy N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Results in Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Ignitia N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -19,975
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,014,766

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 705,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Srv2thrv Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,074,650

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13110 records found.