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
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hopewell Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Utah UT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Canaan Society Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. RI Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
CARE - Headquarters VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
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13110 records found.