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
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. N/A CO United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services 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
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development 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
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education 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
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society DC Education 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
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
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for the Study of Services DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture 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
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco United States Human Services 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
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development 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
Amnesty International of the USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education 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
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boulder Treasures Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.