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
Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Morse Pond School PTO N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
North Texas Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Morse Pond School PTO N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth With A Mission N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
North Texas Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Envelop CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
United Charitable VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
National Public Radio, Inc. MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Harvey Mudd College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sweet Briar Institute VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Roots CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Life Foundation USA WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Laurel School Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
HelpHopeLive Inc PA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Valley Churches United CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Maitri Charitable Trust CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Campaign for Black Male Achievement Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Morse Pond School PTO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth With A Mission United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
North Texas Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.