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)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 360
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 312,500
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Health Connected San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
LEAD Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 227,582
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freefrom N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Grace Community Church of Cypress N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 663,742

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 360
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 312,500
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Health Connected San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
LEAD Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 227,582
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freefrom N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Grace Community Church of Cypress N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 663,742

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Coastside Adult Day Health Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Chicago Horticultural Society IL Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Big Life International Inc FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Compassion International Incorporated CO International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Ceres, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Environmental Traveling Companions CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Paul Carlson Medical Program, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
HIAS, Inc. MD International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pet Assisted Therapy Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 434,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 360
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2018 312,500
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Health Connected United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
LEAD Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2018 227,582
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Freefrom United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Grace Community Church of Cypress United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 663,742

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13110 records found.