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
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A MD United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 282
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 290
ActionAid USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. TN Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 5,942

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Redwoods League United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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13110 records found.