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, and corporate 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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Longmont Community Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Lyceum Schools Inc N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 925,000
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Corporation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Music in Schools Today San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,775
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,500
Noora Health San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Partnership For A New American Economy Research Fund Inc N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
Peninsula Food Runners Inc. San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pepperdine University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,428,952

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 119,200

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Lyceum Schools Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2019 925,000
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Music in Schools Today United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,775
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,500
Noora Health United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Partnership For A New American Economy Research Fund Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 44,927
Peninsula Food Runners Inc. United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,428,952

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13280 records found.