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
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
First Amendment Coalition Marin CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Kakenyas Dream N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Boys Town of Italy N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
JDRF International San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
First Amendment Coalition Marin Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Kakenyas Dream N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Boys Town of Italy N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Up with People-Incorporated California CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 400
Lane College TN Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 408
Nordstrom Home & School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 420
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Didtechnology Inc GA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
First Amendment Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Kakenyas Dream United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Boys Town of Italy United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
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13110 records found.