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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,171,963
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
One Child Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 320,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 9,669,117

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Holy Spirit School Solano Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Children Federation, Inc. Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 137,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Berkeley Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Women Leader Network United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Golden State Opportunity Foundation United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
David Andrew Pooh Maddan Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Groner K-8 School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Center for Reproductive Rights Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
United Service Organizations Inc United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Page SUM 958,900

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