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 ascending
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Autism Speaks, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Kitchen Angels Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.