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
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The STAR Center Foundation N/A CO United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The STAR Center Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Homeless Garden Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Dignity Health CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
South Bay Islamic Association CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
19 for Life Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family & Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The STAR Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.