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
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco 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
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program IL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Prairie Foundation MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association for Children of Alcoholics United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctuary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Our Lady of Angels Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.