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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ENOK N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital Los Angeles N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Longmont Humane Society Inc. N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxford Day Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
TransFormCA Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 725,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,129,034

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 136,500

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Art and Craft 4 All Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
FoodCorps, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,750
350Seattleorg WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Quoria Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
PFLAG Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas TX Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,920
Page SUM 1,194,457

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ENOK United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital Los Angeles United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Longmont Humane Society Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxford Day Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
TransFormCA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 725,000
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,129,034

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13110 records found.