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 County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 282
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Edgewood Center for Children and Families San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 282
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Edgewood Center for Children and Families San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Drexel University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Families for Excellent Schools, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HFF Charitable Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital Los Angeles CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Seattle Theatre Group WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 513,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
The Unity Care Group United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 282
University of Maryland College Park Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Edgewood Center for Children and Families United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Drexel University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
There With Care of the Bay Area United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 142,632

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13110 records found.