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 descending
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
California History Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lane College TN Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Women for Women International NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. MD Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Nashville Montgomery Bell Academy TN Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountainstar Family Relief Nursery OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Dayton United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.