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 ascending
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Holy Spirit School Solano CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Oaks School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities OR Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kitchen Angels Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Holy Spirit School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Democracy and Technology United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.