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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 descending
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 6,000

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13110 records found.