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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Generations United Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unloop N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Preventive Medicine Research Institute Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Raymond's School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A NM United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Generations United Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unloop N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Preventive Medicine Research Institute Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Raymond's School San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning IL Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Burlingame High School Parents Group, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Peninsula Family Connections CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System CA Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voter Participation Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Generations United Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Care, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unloop United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Preventive Medicine Research Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
St. Raymond's School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 650,450

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13110 records found.