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
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A MO United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Mothers Against Drunk Driving United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.