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)
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arden Wood Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Health Leads Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wheelock College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,405,920

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arden Wood Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grassroots Ecology Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Health Leads Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wheelock College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,405,920

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Governor Dummer Academy MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Art Council Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Health Leads Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000
J Street Education Fund, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Kanpe Foundation Inc VT Food Security Donor Advised 2019 100,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Learning Policy Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Marine Biological Laboratory MA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 583,307
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 5,129,257

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,650,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Van Ness Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Arden Wood Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Health Leads Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Wheelock College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 6,800
Human Rights First United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 2,405,920

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13280 records found.