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)
Assistance League of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco Jewish Comm Publications San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose News Bureau N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boston Medical Center Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 15,650
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sequoia Union High School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
California Alumni Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Central Arts Alliance N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Chicago Community Loan Fund N/A IL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 923,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
IDEO.ORG San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Achievement First Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Atlanta Speech School Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jesuit Refugee Service USA N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KickStart-International Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wolfson College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 -43,885
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,500
Page SUM 830,265

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco Jewish Comm Publications United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Jose News Bureau United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boston Medical Center Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 15,650
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sequoia Union High School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
California Alumni Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 350
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Central Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Chicago Community Loan Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 923,100

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13280 records found.