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
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Costanoa Commons Inc. N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Costanoa Commons Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kgwale Le Mollo US CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 2,075

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Costanoa Commons Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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13110 records found.