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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Ragtag Film Society N/A MO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 30,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Roosevelt Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
San Jose News Bureau N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
North Star Academy Parents Club San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Detroit Justice Center N/A MI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services 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 500
Servant Partners, Inc N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ragtag Film Society N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 30,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Roosevelt Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Wildlife Federation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Core Gift Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
San Jose News Bureau N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
North Star Academy Parents Club San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Detroit Justice Center N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Servant Partners, Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ragtag Film Society United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 30,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Roosevelt Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Core Gift Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 28,000
San Jose News Bureau United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
North Star Academy Parents Club United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Detroit Justice Center United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Servant Partners, Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
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13280 records found.