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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc N/A IN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Museum of Fine Arts N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
ROSIES Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 130,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 871,769

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Museum of Fine Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
ROSIES Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 130,000
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 33,169
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 871,769

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Canaan Society Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Whale Foundation HI Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
A Wish With Wings, Inc. TX Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Irving Cares, Inc. TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 141,340

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
FWD.us Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,171,963
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Woodside Village Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Boston Cares Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding San Diego United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
Looking Glass Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Michigan State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 235
Page SUM 20,312,948

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13110 records found.