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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Warrior Canine Connection N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc N/A NJ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family N/A CO United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Turtle Island Restoration Network N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Warrior Canine Connection N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Turtle Island Restoration Network N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Panetta Institute For Public Policy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pine Street Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Highland Park Presbyterian Dayschool TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Science in the Public Interest DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Fremont High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Park Foundation DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Waldorf School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Washington WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pacific Wildlife Care CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
YMCA of the East Bay United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Warrior Canine Connection United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Learning Ally Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Flemington Area Food Pantry Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Focus on the Family United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Charge Across Town Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lucy Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Turtle Island Restoration Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.