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
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Case Alumni Association Incorporated N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Minnesota Public Radio N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
SETI Institute Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Case Alumni Association Incorporated N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Minnesota Public Radio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Los Altos Library Endowment CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
International Rescue Committee Inc MN International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Yellowhammer Fund AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
South Yuba River Citizens League CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Nevada Policy Research Institute NV Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Diaper Bank of North Carolina NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Coalition on Homelessness United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Case Alumni Association Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Minnesota Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Copper's Dream Rescue United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.