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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mayo Clinic N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mijente Support Committee N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
New England Hemophilia Association, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,100
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mayo Clinic N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mijente Support Committee N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Monterey Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
New England Hemophilia Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Page SUM 396,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mayo Clinic United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Mijente Support Committee United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 15,000
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
New England Hemophilia Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,500
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 20,100
Page SUM 396,600

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13280 records found.