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
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
FINCA International, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
California Voter Foundation N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Immigration Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
FINCA International, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
California Voter Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Digital Democracy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
CureSearch for Children's Cancer MD Health Donor Advised 2019 0
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -14
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2019 -17
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
University of Chicago IL Education Donor Advised 2019 -151
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Donor Advised 2019 -196
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -200
Scenic Hawaii Inc. HI Environment Donor Advised 2019 -200
Friends of YOSAR, Inc. CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 -244
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -250
University of Florida Foundation Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -252
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Immigration Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Magic Theatre Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
FINCA International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 250
California Voter Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.