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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
High Resolves America San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young & Healthy N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Inian Island Institute Inc N/A AK United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JBI International, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Lehigh University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana de San Jose In Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 738,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Channing House Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 300
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 -29,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Challenge Success Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 41,050

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mercado Global, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 255,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Immigration Forum Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 425
NPower Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
One Collective NFP United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Owensboro Health Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Parents Helping Parents Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 23,782
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Phoenix Children's Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Indian Child Resource Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 15,750
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 31,028
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 454,785

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