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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thrive Alliance San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,500
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Montana Foundation N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Girltrek Incorporated N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 600
Village Hope Partnership Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation N/A RI United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
Page SUM 360,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center For Employment Training Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 12,017
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 460,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,074,517

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thrive Alliance United States Membership Organizations Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
Equi-Ed Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 16,500
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2019 500
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Montana Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Girltrek Incorporated United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 600
Village Hope Partnership Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Rescue Mission United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 300
Grist Magazine, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,250
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 21,250
Page SUM 360,900

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13280 records found.