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 ascending
Lewis & Clark College N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 216
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A ID United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,044

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Lewis & Clark College N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 216
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,044

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Antioch Community Church of Waltham MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
San Mateo Park School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Women's Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Page SUM -29,546

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Lewis & Clark College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 216
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,044

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13110 records found.