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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Appalshop Inc KY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Girls Incorporated of New York City NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.