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
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University N/A PA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A MO United States Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.