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 ascending
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry N/A OK United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
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
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ HI Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Resurrection Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 3,458

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
NCGA Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee for Green Foothills United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cortney's Place United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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13110 records found.