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
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Prairie Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Prairie Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Compass Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Butte Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Elohim NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association KS Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Urban Forests United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Prairie Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.