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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
UC San Diego Foundation N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Beach Elementary School N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,050,054

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
State Voices N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
UC San Diego Foundation N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Beach Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,050,054

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Cupertino Educational Endowment CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Immediate Life, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Saratoga Federated Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Srv2thrv Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team Inc. PO Box 7703 CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,130,660

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Partnership for Children and Youth United States Education Donor Advised 2018 685
Playing at Learning United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Center for International Environmental Law Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Wild Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 151,035

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13110 records found.