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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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
Hokoji N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation 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
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment 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
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc 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
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Hokoji N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Town School for Boys United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.