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, and corporate 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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tualatin STEAM Team N/A OR United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Heartbeat N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Adelante Mujeres N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Craterian Performances Company N/A OR United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Next Door, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 900
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 440,000
Kidney Cancer Association N/A OR United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Health and Science University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 556,335

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 70,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Verified Voting Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Wallace Buice Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Dove Project N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Mind Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Paradise Recreation and Park District N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Telluride Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Page SUM 160,150

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Mary's School OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Vision Quilt OR Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Ashland OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Child Foundation OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon State University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda Elementary School OR Education Donor Advised 2018 29,496
Domestic Violence Foundation OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Community Health Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 145,896

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 200
FodevareBanken Denmark Denmark Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Domestic Violence Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Parkinson's Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Attention Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Dressage Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Cal-Wood Education Center United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Growing Gardens United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of Nebraska Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 225,700

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