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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CANSUPPORT N/A HR India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Women Donors Network San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc N/A SD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco State University San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Robert's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 390,334

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CANSUPPORT N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Women Donors Network San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco State University San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Robert's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 390,334

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chi Am Circle, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles CA Other Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Advanced Energy Economy Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Bay Nature Institute CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 666,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arden Wood Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Arcadia University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Robert's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,276
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Film Forum, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 80,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 390,334

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13110 records found.