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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vote Solar Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A GA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 224,645
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
FCL Educational Fund N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Matthew Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Be The Match Foundation N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 179,317
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Women Win Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc N/A KY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vote Solar Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 224,645
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
FCL Educational Fund N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Matthew Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Green Foothills Foundation Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Be The Match Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 179,317
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Women Win Foundation Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Rainforest Action Network San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vote Solar United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 224,645
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
FCL Educational Fund United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Matthew Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Green Foothills Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Be The Match Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 179,317
San Francisco Theological Seminary United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Cancer CAREpoint United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Women Win Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Rainforest Action Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kentucky Health Justice Network Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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