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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
North American Council for Online Learning N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Market Foundation N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Interim, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 681,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project Horseshoe Farm N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
North American Council for Online Learning N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Gatepath San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Market Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Interim, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 681,150

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Congregational Home KS Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eating International Incorporated DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Tucson Wildlife Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Kiss the Ground CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Freedom Paws CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BSF International LLC TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of St. Paul Community Foundation, Inc. MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital TN Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 230,218

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project Horseshoe Farm United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
North American Council for Online Learning United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Gatepath United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Market Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Interim, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 681,150

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13110 records found.