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, and corporate 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 ascending
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A CO United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Beyond Emancipation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Los Gatos Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.