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)
National Alopecia Areata Foundation Marin CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Network Education Program N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Night Ministry San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Institute Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Placer Family Housing Non-Profit Organization N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Raheem AI Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arc Broward Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Page SUM 13,748,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 39,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cashion Cultural Legacy Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 682,200

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Alopecia Areata Foundation United States Other Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Network Education Program United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Night Ministry United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Institute United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
OpenAI Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 600
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Placer Family Housing Non-Profit Organization United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 22,500
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Raheem AI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Arc Broward Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Restore Hetch Hetchy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Root Capital, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Page SUM 13,748,050

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13280 records found.