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 State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A CO United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Rocky Mountain Christian Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Case Western Reserve University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Norcal Carcinet Support Group N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Nativity School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fractured Atlas Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Partners International WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
CuriOdyssey CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
International Myeloma Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Rocky Mountain Christian Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Case Western Reserve University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
ACLU Foundation of Southern Calif United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Red White & Blue Charity United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Norcal Carcinet Support Group United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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13110 records found.