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 descending
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Morning Glory Montessori School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Laurel School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
AIDS Walk San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Morning Glory Montessori School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Laurel School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc MD Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society MO Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.