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
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A NM United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
House of Ruth, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
House of Ruth, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum Foundation Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
TEDX, Inc. CO Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Bear Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Irvine CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Torrey Pines Docent Society CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Project Hope, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Kitchen Angels Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Consumer Reports Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
House of Ruth, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.