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.

Granteesort ascending Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Alameda County Arts Commission Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 625
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Page SUM 775,125

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Granteesort ascending Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Alameda County Arts Commission Alameda Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 625
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Page SUM 775,125

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6159 records found.
Granteesort ascending State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Metropolitan Family Services IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Metro United Way Inc KY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Methow Housing Trust WA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Methow Conservancy WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
MERRAG CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Merging Vets and Players Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mercy Ships TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Mercy Ships TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Mercy Multiplied America Inc TN Religion Donor Advised 2018 17,100
Mercy House Living Centers CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 971,300

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