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 descending
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A UT United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family N/A CO United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Nature Institute Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellowstone Forever N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ukraine Orphan Outreach N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Nature Institute Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Swiss-California Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
HelpHopeLive Inc PA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Traveling Companions CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Hispanic Federation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sky's the Limit Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Service Organizations Inc DC Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellowstone Forever United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ukraine Orphan Outreach United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Badass Animal Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Branham High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Huntsman Cancer Institute United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Nature Institute United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.