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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nantucket Book Foundation Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Volunteer Center Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Cou San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
California Brain Tumor Association Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Concentric Media San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Roots Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Raheem AI Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,173,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nantucket Book Foundation Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Volunteer Center Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Cou San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Innocence Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
California Brain Tumor Association Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Roots Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Raheem AI Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,173,800

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Nantucket Book Foundation Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Volunteer Center Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Cou United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 8,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Innocence Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
California Brain Tumor Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Roots United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Raheem AI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,173,800

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13110 records found.