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, and corporate 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
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A ID United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
350 Org N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospice Family Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Lido Charity Corp N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pepperdine University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
350 Org N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Cardigan Mountain School NH Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Electronic Privacy Information Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health 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
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carb DM, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc CA General Nonprofit Support 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
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospice Family Care United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Lido Charity Corp United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Leaping Clear Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Parents Helping Parents, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Pepperdine University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
350 Org United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Jesuit Worldwide Learning Higher Education at the Margins US United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.