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)
DogTag Bakery, Inc. N/A DC United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC N/A Mexico Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
The Nest School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Mind-Body Medicine N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A AL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
San Francisco University High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Tourette Association of America N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 2,690,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DogTag Bakery, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
The Nest School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Mind-Body Medicine N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
San Francisco University High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Sue Duncan Childrens Center Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 1,883,575

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Miami-Dade College Foundation FL Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Film Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc VT Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The Clearity Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Stanford Health Care CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marygrove College MI Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wheelock College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tabard Theatre Company CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 5,087,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Grace USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 44,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DogTag Bakery, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC Mexico Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
The Nest School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Mind-Body Medicine United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
San Francisco University High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Page SUM 1,769,325

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13110 records found.