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
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Contemporary Jewish Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Lindsey Vonn Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
10 Books A Home United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa McAuliffe Parent-Faculty Group United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Kansas University Endowment Association United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Triton Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.