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)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Degree San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
True Love Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tufts Medical Center Parent Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Calaveras Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
New England Conservatory of Music N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 400,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Child Mind Institute Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Degree San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
True Love Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tufts Medical Center Parent Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Calaveras Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
New England Conservatory of Music N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 400,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rain for the Sahel and Sahara, Inc. NH Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Thomas B Fordham Institute DC Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 170,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Child Mind Institute Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vanderbilt University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Degree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
True Love Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tufts Medical Center Parent Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Calaveras Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
New England Conservatory of Music United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 400,000

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13110 records found.