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 ascending
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Peace Over Violence CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Cardigan Mountain School NH Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Electronic Privacy Information Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Kehillah Jewish High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
National Public Radio, Inc. MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
City of Palo Alto CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Village Harvest Corporation CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.