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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Food Lifeline N/A WA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vail Health Services Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Grace Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
With Grace Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Food Lifeline United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Foundation of the University at Presque Isle United States Education Donor Advised 2019 135,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 400
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vail Health Services Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Grace Science Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
With Grace Foundation Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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