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
Chabad of Burbank N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mithil Prasad Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hokoji N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Chabad of Burbank N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mithil Prasad Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hokoji N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Library Association of La Jolla CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Chabad of Burbank United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mithil Prasad Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.