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 ascending
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hamilton Families San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Alexandria House N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mozilla Foundation N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A NJ United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys Hope Girls Hope San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hamilton Families San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Alexandria House N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mozilla Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Geographic Society N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys Hope Girls Hope San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Instituto Familiar De La Raza CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Sigma Nu Alumni Scholarship Fund CA Other Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Digital Democracy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Haven House Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Girls Incorporated of New York City NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sunnyvale Community Players CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Hamilton Families United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250
Marin Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Upward Scholars United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Alexandria House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Bill Wilson Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys Hope Girls Hope United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.