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
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Best Chance N/A NM United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Best Chance N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TransFormCA CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Resource Generation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Best Chance United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
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
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13110 records found.