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
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
National Congress of American Indians DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc MD Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pepperdine University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Niagara Hospice, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
First Resort United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.