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
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Northern California Community Loan Fund San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc N/A CO United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Pennsylvania State University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Northern California Community Loan Fund San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound KS Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute HI Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Northern California Community Loan Fund United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.