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 descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Convoy of Hope N/A MO United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sports Challenge N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Death Penalty Focus San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Dr Susan Love Research Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Florida International University Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,997
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Friends of Notre-Dame De Paris, Inc. N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 350
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bountiful Churchyards Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 183,275

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Convoy of Hope United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Sports Challenge United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Death Penalty Focus United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Dr Susan Love Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The University Corporation San Francisco State United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Florida International University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 99,997
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 246,300
Friends of Notre-Dame De Paris, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 444,997

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