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
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Rainbow Railroad USA Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Vidiots Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Native American Rights Fund CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Book Harvest NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Faithful Fools Street Ministry United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
The Friends of the Oakland Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Oregon Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.