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
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kehillah Jewish High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boise State University Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kehillah Jewish High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boise State University Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
UC Hastings Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Lido Charity Corp CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Lawyers Guild Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Congress of American Indians United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kehillah Jewish High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Boise State University Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.