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
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California at Irvine N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. N/A WA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A NC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California at Irvine N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 200
American India Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Givelight Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California at Irvine United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.