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 descending
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Garfield Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Panetta Institute For Public Policy N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pescadero High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adventure Resources N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Garfield Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Panetta Institute For Public Policy N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pescadero High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adventure Resources N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Brave New Films 501C3 CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Millbrook Robotics Booster Club NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Rise Together Education Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Baykeeper CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians for Human Rights, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
College of Adaptive Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center MD Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The University of Dublin Fund NY International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Atascadero Education Foundation Inc CA Other Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Bhutan Foundation DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Matthew Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Institute for the Study of Western Civilization CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ethiopia Health Aid Inc CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Regents of the University of California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Garfield Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Panetta Institute For Public Policy United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pescadero High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Tufts College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adventure Resources United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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13280 records found.