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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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
Queens Grant High School VIP N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Queens Grant High School VIP N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Volunteers of America Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation MO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc MN Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Queens Grant High School VIP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollywood United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Preetirang Sanctruary United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.