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
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boise State University Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Spannocchia N/A ME United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Protect Democracy Project N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. N/A CT United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Recovery Cafe San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
SETI Institute Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Page SUM -49,095,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cole Community Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Recovery Cafe San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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13110 records found.