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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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
Monument Academy Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Kesem National N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
FCL Educational Fund N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Laboure Society N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Eastern Sierra Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Monument Academy Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Kesem National N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
FCL Educational Fund N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Laboure Society N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Eastern Sierra Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St. Lucy Parish CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Monument Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Kesem National United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
FCL Educational Fund United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Karuna-Shechen USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Laboure Society United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Eastern Sierra Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.