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
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A NJ United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
CARE - Headquarters N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Cougar Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
CARE - Headquarters N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Plenty International TN International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Indian Law Resource Center MT Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Digital Democracy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary AIDS Project Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
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