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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

Pages

6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

Pages

6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Campaign Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Resurrection Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Pine Street Inn, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

Pages

12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
CARE - Headquarters United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

Pages

13110 records found.