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
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Matthias Catholic Church Community San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Senior Coastsiders Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Pie Ranch San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Matthias Catholic Church Community San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Senior Coastsiders Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Pie Ranch San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Oakland Museum of California CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Faith in Action Network CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Matthias Catholic Church Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Senior Coastsiders Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Palo Alto Players-Peninsula Center Stage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Day Worker Center of Mountain View United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
West Valley Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
K9s for Warriors Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.