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
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Academic Endeavors N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Loyola High School of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. TN Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.