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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
WCCM-USA Ltd Corporation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
American Heart Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Haitian Orphanage Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
FINCA International, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Article 19, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Sequoia High School Education Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
Chadeish Yameinu Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 5,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Metropolitan Community College MO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -12,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -15,525
The General Hospital Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2019 -17,494
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -20,000
Samasource, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 -20,500
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Hopewell Fund DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Soliya Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
National Forensic League IA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
One Collective NFP IL International Development Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 -26,711
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
Page SUM -457,283

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