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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Loyola University N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Dignity Health San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Bonds Inc N/A CT United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Matthew Catholic School San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Srv2thrv Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
International Myeloma Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Positivity Project N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Occidental College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nevada Reno Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mass Design Group N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
USA West Province, Society of Jesus Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Domestic Violence Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Rios Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Trieste N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Muso Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 22,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Occidental College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nevada Reno Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mass Design Group United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,100
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Domestic Violence Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Rios Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Trieste Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 22,000
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