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 descending
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association KS Education Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Muscular Dystrophy Association IL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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
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13110 records found.