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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc N/A CT United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Vallarta Mission N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
GraceCity N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 13,200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 35,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wogrammer Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Hawassa University N/A Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 7,243,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Vallarta Mission N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
GraceCity N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 13,200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 35,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wogrammer Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Hawassa University N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 7,243,650

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc TX Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 150,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2019 38,000
Homeless Garden Project CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane America Animal Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
India Community Center, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Documentary Association Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Karuna Buddhist Vihara CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 3,900
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Mass Design Group MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 12,550
Page SUM 1,281,050

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Vallarta Mission United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
GraceCity United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 13,200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 35,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wogrammer Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Hawassa University Ethiopia Food Security Donor Advised 2019 45,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 7,243,650

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13280 records found.