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 ascending
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Utah N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
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