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
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Photographers Without Borders Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Clearity Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Photographers Without Borders Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Clearity Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Japanese American Museum of San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotaplast International, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Babson College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Badass Animal Rescue Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Roundhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Gordon Research Conferences RI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Services for Brain Injury CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
March of Dimes Foundation GA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Photographers Without Borders Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Faithful Fools Street Ministry United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Clearity Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Astronomical Association United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Skid Row Housing Trust United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.