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
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Children's Council of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer Project International N/A AR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation 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
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture 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
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Children's Council of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer Project International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
California Fire Foundation N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Torrey Pines Docent Society CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Paralyzed Veterans of America DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Project Hope, Inc. NE Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2019 200
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Carb DM, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Indian Law Resource Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Children's Council of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Friends of the River Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Heifer Project International United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 200
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Marin Shakespeare Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.