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 ascending
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A ID United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A HI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.