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)
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Sister Song, Inc. N/A GA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Bulamu International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Walden West Outdoor School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
St. Matthew Catholic School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Global Development N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Youth Passageways N/A KS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Summer Science Program Inc N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Amputee Soccer Association N/A DE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. N/A DE United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 160,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 726,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Sister Song, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Bulamu International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Walden West Outdoor School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
St. Matthew Catholic School San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Global Development N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Youth Passageways N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Summer Science Program Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Amputee Soccer Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 160,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Careers Through Culinary Arts Program Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Clearity Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Alder Graduate School of Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Cavendish Impact Foundation Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Childrens Health Council Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 250
TeamBrownsville Inc TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center TX Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2019 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of Miami GA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,600
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wender-Weis Foundation for Children CA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Colorectal Cancer Alliance Inc DC Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,954,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Sister Song, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Bulamu International United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Walden West Outdoor School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
St. Matthew Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership United States Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Global Development United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Summer Science Program Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Amputee Soccer Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chapel and York Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 160,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 726,200

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13280 records found.