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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Summit Preparatory Charter High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Synapse School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 17,500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A FL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Aids Project N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The San Francisco School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc N/A CT United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 7,800,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Summit Preparatory Charter High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Synapse School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 17,500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Aids Project N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The San Francisco School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 7,800,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues IL Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Digital Harbor Foundation, Inc. MD Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
EarthEnable MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Voter Participation Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 17,000
Ed Asner Family Center CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Environmental Traveling Companions CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Trustees of Dartmouth College NH Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
First Civilizations Inc MO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
GiveDirectly, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. DC Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 833,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Synapse School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 17,500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Cross Catholic Outreach, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Desert Aids Project United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Texas Public Policy Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,700,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The San Francisco School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Feather River Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Food Rescue US Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Generations United Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 7,800,000

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13280 records found.