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, and corporate 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
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA N/A Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 936
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 953
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 960
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Moraga Educational Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vaad Hanochos Hatmimim Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 19,718

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 936
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 953
Unbound N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 960
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Moraga Educational Foundation Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vaad Hanochos Hatmimim Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 19,718

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Nations Association of the USA Capital Area Division DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Methodist University TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Envision Education, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
River City Community Services CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Missionary Fellowship IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute ME Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 20,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 932
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 936
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 950
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 953
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 960
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Moraga Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vaad Hanochos Hatmimim Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Noetic Sciences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NETWORK Advocates for Catholic Social Justice United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 19,718

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13110 records found.