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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phillips Brooks School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Employer-School Council Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maui Preparatory Academy N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
EarthEnable N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Page SUM 124,695

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
The Lowell General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Interim, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Women's Law Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Burbank N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 186,716

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Growing Gardens CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Resource Central CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Thorne Ecological Institute CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Judaism by Choice Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 257,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Phillips Brooks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Market Philadelphia Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Peace Education Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Employer-School Council United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greyhound Pets of America United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maui Preparatory Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
EarthEnable United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 395
Page SUM 124,695

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13110 records found.