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)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 83,383
Thousand Currents Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Theatre First Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
The Human Utility Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Beacon College Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Board of the University of Alabama AL Education Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Secular Student Alliance CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Sightline Institute WA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc DE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,800
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Central Arts Alliance AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 22,800
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Mind Institute Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Churchill Club CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Page SUM 3,592,325

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