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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Barnard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Parks Conservation Association N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 9,900
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
12 Plus N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tourette Association of America N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Project South: The Institution for the Elimination Poverty & N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 532,390

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Whittier College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Saint Anselm College NH Higher Education Donor Advised 2018 4,686
American Friends of the Parents Circle Families Forum NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
SLS CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
350 ORG NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
USA West Province, Society of Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mrelief IL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 850
Quest Counseling & Consulting NV Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Scalawag NC Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Process Therapy Institute Incorporated CA Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Native Animal Rescue CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,847,486

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