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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Adventure Resources N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Community Foundation Marin CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 16,989
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mercado Global, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Beat the Streets - Los Angeles Inc. N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
California Film Institute Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,000
PATH N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 537,445

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Adventure Resources N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Community Foundation Marin Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 16,989
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mercado Global, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Deschutes Basin Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Beat the Streets - Los Angeles Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2019 200
California Film Institute Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,000
PATH N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 537,445

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Hope for the Warriors VA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Advocates for the West Inc. ID Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Michigan Tech Fund MI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Muso Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
EarthEnable MA International Development Donor Advised 2019 117,500
Berklee College of Music, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
New Sun Rising PA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Public Defender Association WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 117,700
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 862,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Adventure Resources United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HIAS, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Hope for Henry Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Community Foundation United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2019 16,989
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mercado Global, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Deschutes Basin Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Beat the Streets - Los Angeles Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mount Zion Baptist Church of Redwood City United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
California Film Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 180,000
Palo Alto High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 6,000
PATH United States Health Donor Advised 2019 85,506
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 537,445

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13280 records found.