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 descending
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
SHELTER, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Butte Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
SHELTER, Inc. Contra Costa Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Butte Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cat Town CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
The Boulder Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. TN Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Child Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
SHELTER, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Butte Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.