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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Callipeplon Society N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Mrelief N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 850
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lawfare Institute N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Accountability Counsel San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,191,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Callipeplon Society N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Mrelief N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 850
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lawfare Institute N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Accountability Counsel San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,191,150

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
All Saints Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Partnership for Public Service Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 19,700
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300,000
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 1,032,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Callipeplon Society United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Mrelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 850
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrative Magazine Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lawfare Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Social Good Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Care Solar United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cleo Eulau Center for Children and Adolescents United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tor Project Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Accountability Counsel United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
FoodCorps, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Asset Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,191,150

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13110 records found.