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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Notre Dame de Namur University San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
NEO Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Array Alliance Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
St. Andrews Episcopal School, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Count Basie Theatre, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,025,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Page SUM 20,275,000

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