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
South King County Food Coalition N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education 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
South King County Food Coalition N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education 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
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The LIVESTRONG Foundation TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Yeshiva University NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
South King County Food Coalition United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Amani US Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Immediate Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Partners in Education Enrichment Resourcing Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.