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, and corporate 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
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Solar Cookers International N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Solar Cookers International N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Live Oak Adult Day Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Irvine Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 3,458

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Solar Cookers International United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.