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 Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US WA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara County Library District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Services DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
World Leadership Foundation Inc CO Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Life for Relief and Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.