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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Unloop N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Boulder Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 2,075

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