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 descending
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikitongues Inc. N/A NY United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A NC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
Film Independent Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
University Cooperative Housing Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
The Against Malaria Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Meals on Wheels America N/A VA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Our United Villages N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Share Our Strength Inc N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikitongues Inc. N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
Film Independent Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
University Cooperative Housing Association N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 200
The Against Malaria Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Meals on Wheels America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Our United Villages N/A Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Share Our Strength Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2020 200
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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2020 200
Plenty International TN International Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Friends & Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation MD Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Pied Piper Players Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2020 200
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding CA Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Rise University Preparatory CA Education Corporate Advised 2020 200
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley CA Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2020 200
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Project Horseshoe Farm United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2020 200
Wikitongues Inc. United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2020 200
Film Independent Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2020 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2020 200
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2020 200
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
University Cooperative Housing Association United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
The Against Malaria Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2020 200
Meals on Wheels America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Our United Villages United States Environment Donor Advised 2020 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
Share Our Strength Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2020 200
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2020 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2020 200
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14797 records found.