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
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A MS United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A NC United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc N/A Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
University of Utah N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy Corps N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Life Services Alternative, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Central City Hospitality House CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
South Yuba River Citizens League CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
LGBT Center of Raleigh Inc United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 200
University of Utah United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy Corps United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.