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
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 282
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 290
ActionAid USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society MO Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 5,942

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
All Saints Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Speaks, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Impact Melanoma United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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13110 records found.