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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Nonprofit Vote Inc. N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pajaro Valley Arts Council N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
PartnersGlobal N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pepperdine University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Poly Canyon Ventures N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presque Isle Community Development Association Inc. N/A ME United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 525,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Rotary Club of Pacifica Endowment San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 732,910

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Nonprofit Vote Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pajaro Valley Arts Council N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
PartnersGlobal N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pepperdine University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Poly Canyon Ventures N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presque Isle Community Development Association Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 525,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhode Island School of Design N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Rotary Club of Pacifica Endowment San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 732,910

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bradley Hospital Foundation RI Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Albert F. Egan Jr. & Dorothy H. Egan Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Capoeira Center of New York Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,100
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 197,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,300
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Nonprofit Vote Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pajaro Valley Arts Council United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
PartnersGlobal United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Poly Canyon Ventures United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Presque Isle Community Development Association Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 525,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Rhode Island School of Design United States Education Donor Advised 2019 55,000
Rotary Club of Pacifica Endowment United States Other Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 732,910

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13280 records found.