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
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
California Press Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Clean Money Campaign N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Almaden Valley Woman's Club Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
California Press Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Clean Money Campaign N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Almaden Valley Woman's Club Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Metropolitan Community College MO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -12,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -15,525
The General Hospital Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2019 -17,494
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Corporate Advised 2019 -20,000
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 -20,000
Samasource, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 -20,500
Woodside Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -23,000
National Forensic League IA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
One Collective NFP IL International Development Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Worldwide Leadership Council, Inc. CT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Soliya Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Hopewell Fund DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2019 -26,711
Chabad of Greater South Bay CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2019 -30,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 -38,053
Page SUM -457,283

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
Ragazzi Boys Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
California Press Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
California Clean Money Campaign United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Heifer Project International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Commonwealth Club of California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Baykeeper United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Almaden Valley Woman's Club United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.