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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc MA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Carrillo PTO Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The LIVESTRONG Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc AZ Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Purdue Research Foundation IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.