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 descending
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Kenya HELP San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Internet Archive San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Internet Archive San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boise State University Foundation Inc ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Recovery Cafe San Jose CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate 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
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Internet Archive United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Hope, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
HealthRIGHT 360 United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.