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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ceiba Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. N/A HI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
After Innocence N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
One Acre Fund N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Consumer Watchdog N/A CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ceiba Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
After Innocence N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
One Acre Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Consumer Watchdog N/A Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Center for Lesbian Rights CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative NM Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jounce Partners Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CPC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. NJ Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Ceiba Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Educational Tall Ship United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
After Innocence United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Consumer Watchdog United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,000,000

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13110 records found.