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 Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
George Washington University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Health Leads Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wheelock College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,727,520

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 785,183

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc MD Community Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,300
X Hope Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 633,400

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
George Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Health Leads Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wheelock College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Iridescent United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 325,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,727,520

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13280 records found.