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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hope in A Suitcase N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Performances, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dartmouth Home & School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Clare School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hope in A Suitcase N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Dallas Hope Charitites N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Performances, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Solar Cookers International CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. TN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
High-Tech High Heels TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Performances, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Hope in A Suitcase CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
University Corporation at Monterey Bay CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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