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 ascending
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Urban Community Services N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Purdue Research Foundation N/A IN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram N/A GA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
CuriOdyssey San Mateo Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Urban Community Services N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mozilla Foundation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Purdue Research Foundation N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation TX Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ice911 Research Corporation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
CuriOdyssey United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Urban Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Media Change Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.