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 ascending
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California History Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A IA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California History Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
SETI Institute CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Stuttering Foundation of America TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Taiko Group Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hospice Family Care AL Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Hood River Valley Residents Committee Inc OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cristosal Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Music Network Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California History Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UPA PTSO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Hannah Geneser Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.