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
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LEVI N/A CO United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Resource Generation N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love N/A SC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LEVI N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Resource Generation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
South King County Food Coalition WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Phi Beta Kappa Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LEVI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Osteoporosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Resource Generation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Morgan Autism Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.