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
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate 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
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Abode Services Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate 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
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A TN United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Women for Women International N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
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
MSI-US N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate 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
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor 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
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Women for Women International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
ReSurge International CA International Development 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
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
NCGA Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma MA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
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
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Abode Services United States Housing and Transportation Corporate 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
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation 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
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Women for Women International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.