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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Council for Public Affairs N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Consultoría Técnica Comunitaria, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion International N/A CO United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,032
TheatreWorks Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Southerners On New Ground N/A GA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Wellspring San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 675,782

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Council for Public Affairs N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Consultoría Técnica Comunitaria, A.C. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,032
TheatreWorks Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Southerners On New Ground N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conexion Training Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Wellspring San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 675,782

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vanderbilt University TN Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc OR Education Donor Advised 2018 400
East Palo Alto Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coastside Jewish Community CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 800
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Children's Hospital Los Angeles CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Year Up, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Puget Sound WA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
FWD.us Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2018 4,065,789
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 5,160,239

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The School Garden Project of Lane County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Council for Public Affairs United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Consultoría Técnica Comunitaria, A.C. Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,032
TheatreWorks United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Southerners On New Ground United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conexion Training Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Wellspring United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 675,782

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13110 records found.