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
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Village Health Works N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Institute for Free Speech N/A VA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Campbell Parents Participation Preschool Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Jikoji Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Village Health Works N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Institute for Free Speech N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Campbell Parents Participation Preschool Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
No Bully San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Susquehanna University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,128
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,470
A Home Within, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -1,500
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -1,780
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
NAMI San Mateo County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,000
Ballou High School DC Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
American Association of University Women CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Institute for Nonprofit News CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
J Craig Venter Institute Inc CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 -2,903
Wonderland Avenue Elementary CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 -3,000
University of Massachusetts MA Education Donor Advised 2019 -3,188
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -3,500
The Primary School - East Palo Alto CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -4,014
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center TX Health Donor Advised 2019 -4,630
Page SUM -50,613

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Village Health Works United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Institute for Free Speech United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Campbell Parents Participation Preschool Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Redwood City Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
No Bully United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.