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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A IL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Plenty International N/A TN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Court Watch NOLA N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Defenders of Wildlife N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 426,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joyful Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Corpus Christi Parish N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eisenhower Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
O'Neill Sea Odyssey N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Emory University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,200,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 2,404,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Women Involved In Reentry Efforts DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Cooks Inc MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Outreach Project UT Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the Smith College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute of World Politics DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 657,400

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Sierra Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Plenty International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Court Watch NOLA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 426,200

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13110 records found.