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
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TeachAIDS N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kathleen Ann McClenahan Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Cabrillo Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Washington N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TeachAIDS N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kathleen Ann McClenahan Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Cabrillo Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Washington N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Flti N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley High School Falcon Club CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Green Corps Inc CO Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School NH Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Westmont High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
March of Dimes Foundation GA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TeachAIDS CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Angels Service Teams OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TeachAIDS United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kathleen Ann McClenahan Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Working Group, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Cabrillo Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Washington United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Flti United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.