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)
Confucius Church of Stockton N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whittier College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A WA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A WI United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 231,790

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Confucius Church of Stockton N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
PATH N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whittier College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 231,790

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Atlanta Women's Foundation, Inc. GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Clark Fork Coalition MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
California Immigrant Policy Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Stride Center CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Woodside High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
National Lead for America Inc NC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 773,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Confucius Church of Stockton United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
PATH United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whittier College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Rotary Club of Ashland Lithia Springs Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Community Stewardship Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cancer CAREpoint United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 231,790

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13110 records found.