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
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muscular Dystrophy Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
World Leadership Foundation Inc CO Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired 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
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Catherine Blaine Parent Teacher Assoc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Beyond The Spectrum Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preeclampsia Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muscular Dystrophy Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.