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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Peace Over Violence N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Legal Aid Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Ground Relief N/A LA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A KS United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Point Lobos Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Gamaliel of California N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Theater Mu Incorporated N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikitongues Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 3,910

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Bear Valley Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
EarthEnable N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sigma Nu Alumni Scholarship Fund San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Gamaliel of California N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 3,910

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Children's Council of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Morgan Autism Center CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 4,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Canadian Online Giving Foundation Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 110
Waterside Workshops United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Bear Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
EarthEnable United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Sigma Nu Alumni Scholarship Fund United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Rotary District 5170 Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Gamaliel of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
JPR Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 3,910

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13280 records found.