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 ascending
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
St Thomas Episcopal Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
President & Fellows of Middlebury College N/A VT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Inc. N/A NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
TechnoServe Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Coastside Hope San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor 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
Cancer Commons Santa Clara Health 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
Coastside Hope San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
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
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Seattle Art Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor 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
Cancer Commons United States Health 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
Coastside Hope United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.