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
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc N/A MA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A MS United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Ground Relief N/A LA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Ground Relief N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Stuttering Foundation of America TN Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stanford Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Utah UT Education Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Boxing Association CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
St. James NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. NY Other Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Ground Relief United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
East Oakland Boxing Association United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.