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
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Babson College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara 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
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
StarVista San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Babson College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
There With Care of the Bay Area CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Compassion and Choices NH Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Answers Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The School Garden Project of Lane County OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Leave No Paws Behind Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International, Inc. GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
StarVista United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Reading Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Babson College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.