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)
NutritionFacts.org N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Barack Obama Foundation N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Women for Women International N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Dignity Health Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Living Goods San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Employment Opportunities N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,322,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NutritionFacts.org N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Barack Obama Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
InsightShare Network N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
Good Karma Bikes Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Women for Women International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Dignity Health Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Living Goods San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Employment Opportunities N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,322,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Alliance for Middle East Peace Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pahara Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Kind, Inc. DC Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thistle Farms TN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Courage Campaign Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Congregation Emanu-El CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Niagara Hospice, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
FISH Food Bank OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 700
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Essential Tremor Foundation KS Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,719,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NutritionFacts.org United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Barack Obama Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
InsightShare Network England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 6,250
Good Karma Bikes United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Women for Women International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Dignity Health Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Living Goods United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Center for Employment Opportunities United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,322,400

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13110 records found.