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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Human Rights Campaign Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities OR Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.