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 descending
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Native Animal Rescue N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Swinburne University of Technology N/A VIC Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Burlingame Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Burlingame Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Dartmouth Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
United Roots CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Academy of Science CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sankara Eye Foundation USA CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Preeclampsia Foundation FL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.