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
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Democracy and Technology N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Seva Inc Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Rescue Mission CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United Roots CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Library Association of La Jolla CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Costanoa Commons Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love SC International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Tewksbury Memorial High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Democracy and Technology United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hust Silicon Valley Fund United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.