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
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health 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
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health 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
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health 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
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.