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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Omid Foundation USA N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 408
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Living Goods San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 16,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women Donors Network San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jose Moya Del Pino Library Ross Historical Society Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Omid Foundation USA N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 408
HOPE Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Living Goods San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 16,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women Donors Network San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jose Moya Del Pino Library Ross Historical Society Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
JDRF International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Omid Foundation USA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medical Benevolence Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 408
HOPE Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Living Goods United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 16,000
St Edward Central Catholic High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women Donors Network United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jose Moya Del Pino Library Ross Historical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,200
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13110 records found.