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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Prairie Foundation MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for Human Rights, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Hearing Connection United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Buzzards Bay Coalition Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.