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
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Isha Foundation Inc N/A TN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carrillo PTO Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mary's Place Seattle N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Oaks School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Isha Foundation Inc N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carrillo PTO Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mary's Place Seattle N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Oaks School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Adas Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
South Bay Islamic Association United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carrillo PTO Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Oaks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.