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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Granite Bay Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Western Landowners Alliance N/A NM United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women for Women International N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,500
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Doc Society Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Invisible Children, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 217,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Granite Bay Rotary Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Voter Registration Project N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Western Landowners Alliance N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women for Women International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,500
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Doc Society Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Invisible Children, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 217,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Laboure Society MN General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Loyola University LA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Marin Poetry Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mixed Roots Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
National Academy of Engineering Fund GA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Parks Conservation Association DC Other Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Noora Health CA Health Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
PATH WA Health Donor Advised 2019 101,999
Peninsula League CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Page SUM 892,299

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Granite Bay Rotary Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Congregation Emanu-El United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Council on American-Islamic Relations California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Custom Made Theatre Company, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Western Landowners Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Women for Women International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 27,500
Institute for Nonprofit News United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Doc Society Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Invisible Children, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 217,650

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13280 records found.