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
Yellowhammer Fund N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Life Services Alternative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Yellowhammer Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Life Services Alternative, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Dublin High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Durham County NC Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Life Services Alternative, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Digital Democracy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.