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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Day School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 563,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Day School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 563,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
3rd I South Asian Independent Film CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Gunston School Incorporated MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Karam Foundation NFP IL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Fiat Lux Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Page SUM 558,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CALmatters United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Asian Pacific Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bridges to Community Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Day School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 563,700

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13110 records found.