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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
350 ORG N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
350 ORG N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor 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
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County CA Civic Participation 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
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
350 ORG United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.