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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Up with People-Incorporated California N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Gathering for Women - Monterey N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Sheriffs Advisory Board of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Community Cooks Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Compass High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
National Park Foundation N/A DC United States Arts & Culture 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
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Up with People-Incorporated California N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 400
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Gathering for Women - Monterey N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Sheriffs Advisory Board of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Community Cooks Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Compass High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 400
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Reach Out Alumni Assistance Network Association CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Woodside Village Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Lane College TN Education Donor Advised 2018 400
JOIN OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys Town of Italy NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Cure GM1 Incorporated CA Health Donor Advised 2018 400
First Amendment Coalition CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JDRF International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
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