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
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Watch CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Ground Relief LA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Point Lobos Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bear Valley Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
NAMI San Mateo County CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Assoc CO Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Prostate Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Marcia Spitz Laurel Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Mills College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.