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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Internet Archive CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. WA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.