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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Lung Association in California Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School Contra Costa NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Lung Association in California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pratham USA N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University IA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
UC Hastings Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Equi-Ed Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Western Nevada NV General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Karam Foundation NFP IL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Rios Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotaplast International, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Children With Special Needs United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Lung Association in California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pratham USA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation and Development United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.