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
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mission Economic Development Agency San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Proteus Fund Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mission Economic Development Agency San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Proteus Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Native American Rights Fund CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Bard College NY Education Donor Advised 2019 200
ChickTech NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse NC Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
City of Palo Alto CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Cause Education Fund DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mission Economic Development Agency United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Faithful Fools Street Ministry United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
No Bully United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Proteus Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.