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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Cardigan Mountain School N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Cardigan Mountain School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
American Society For Microbiology DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -12,354
Women Thrive Worldwide DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -12,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
We Teach Science Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Oakland Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,500
Samasource, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
WonderWork Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 -40,000
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
AEROBridge CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Compassion Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Page SUM -600,763

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