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, and corporate 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
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hospice Family Care N/A AL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Lido Charity Corp N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pepperdine University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. N/A 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
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pine Street Inn, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities OR Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Horseshoe Farm United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
350 Org United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Internet Archive United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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