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)
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A GA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 130,000
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,520
Seeds of Peace Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope in A Suitcase N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Maloto Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahirih Justice Center N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Village Cooperative Inc N/A IN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
IGEM Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 420,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,016,020

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 130,000
Unbound N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,520
Seeds of Peace Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope in A Suitcase N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Maloto Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Community Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahirih Justice Center N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeboy Industries N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Village Cooperative Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Okizu Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
IGEM Foundation Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 420,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,016,020

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page Education Foundation MN Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Intermusic Sf CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Alpha Phi Foundation Inc IL Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Dreamer Network CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Root Capital, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Free at Last Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 446,758

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