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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
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