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 descending
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Keep Oakland Beautiful Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Intertribal Friendship House Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Keep Oakland Beautiful Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikitongues Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Appalshop Inc KY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of America Worldwide VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center MT Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Oliveseed Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Electronic Privacy Information Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Intertribal Friendship House United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Keep Oakland Beautiful United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.