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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 800
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Gather Ministries Inc. San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center of Museum Initiatives N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc N/A NJ United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Good2Know Partners San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Gulf of Maine Research Institute N/A ME United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Clean Oceans Project N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 800
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Gather Ministries Inc. San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center of Museum Initiatives N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Good2Know Partners San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Gulf of Maine Research Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Clean Oceans Project N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,071
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 800
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peten Health United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Almaden Neighborhood Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Gather Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center of Museum Initiatives Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 23,250
Princeton Area Community Foundation, Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Good2Know Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Gulf of Maine Research Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Clean Oceans Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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