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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
JOIN N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Woodside Village Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Lane College N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
JOIN N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Woodside Village Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Lane College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
National Park Foundation DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
JOIN OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Compass High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
JOIN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Woodside Village Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
King Ridge Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Lane College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
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13110 records found.