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
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Resources for Science Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Daraja Education Fund Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Gatepath San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Daraja Education Fund Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Hope in A Suitcase CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University Corporation at Monterey Bay CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
DuPage County Sherrif IL Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lane College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.