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
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A KS United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Point Lobos Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Theater Mu Incorporated N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikitongues Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
TEDX, Inc. N/A CO United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Oliveseed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St Thomas Episcopal Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Children's Council of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Utah N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikitongues Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
InStepp Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of America Worldwide VA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Gamaliel of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Faithful Fools Street Ministry CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
ChickTech NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
City of Palo Alto CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St Thomas Episcopal Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Children's Council of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Utah United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
SPUR-San Francisco Bay Are Planning and Urban Research Assoc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.