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
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc N/A AZ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A WA United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A TN United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University N/A Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc PA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Truck of Love SC International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Contemporary Jewish Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Lindsey Vonn Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Foothill Elementary PTO CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tor Project Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Training Network Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
MSI-US United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wears Valley Ranch, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.