Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Bronx Defenders N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Protect Our Defenders Foundation N/A VA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Primary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Preventive Medicine Research Institute Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Don't Ever Give Up, Inc. N/A NC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -52,413
Pine Street Inn, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 700
Page SUM 13,816,787

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Bronx Defenders N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Denver Film Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lide Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unloop N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Preventive Medicine Research Institute Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Raymond's School San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 807,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Homework Central CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Psi Services III Inc DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Safe & Sound the Corporation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Solar Cookers International CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning IL Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Burlingame High School Parents Group, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Peninsula Family Connections CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 513,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Bronx Defenders United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Denver Film Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lide Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Generations United Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unloop United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Preventive Medicine Research Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Raymond's School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 807,950

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13110 records found.