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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Defenders of Wildlife N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Dragon Productions Theatre Company San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fair Employment Foundation Limited N/A Hong Kong Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
FINCA International, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Unite for Sight, Inc. N/A CT United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 325
For the Needy & Hungry Foundation, Inc. N/A NJ United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UniversalGiving San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Dundee N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,245
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fund for the Boston Public Library Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Green America N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Defenders of Wildlife N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Dragon Productions Theatre Company San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fair Employment Foundation Limited N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
FINCA International, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Unite for Sight, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 325
For the Needy & Hungry Foundation, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UniversalGiving San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Dundee N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,245
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fund for the Boston Public Library Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Green America N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 95,000
Dragon Productions Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Fair Employment Foundation Limited Hong Kong Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
FINCA International, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Unite for Sight, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 325
For the Needy & Hungry Foundation, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 400
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 50,000
UniversalGiving United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
University of Dundee Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,245
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fund for the Boston Public Library Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 900
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Green America United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heifer Project International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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13280 records found.