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 descending Year Amount (USD)
President and Trustees of Bates College N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jackson County Child Abuse Task Force N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President and Trustees of Bates College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jackson County Child Abuse Task Force N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cupertino Educational Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Saint Ignatius High School of Cleveland OH Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Callipeplon Society CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Montezuma Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Puerto Rico Community Foundation PR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alzheimer's Orange County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Burlingame Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Inc MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Runners CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Quoria Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
One Degree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR 010196 CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Whole Armour International Church MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
President and Trustees of Bates College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jackson County Child Abuse Task Force United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maryknoll Sisters Charitable Tr United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PICO National Network United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Public Association Kuhhoi Pomir Tajikistan Environment Donor Advised 2018 35,000
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13110 records found.