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
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor 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
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Oakland Boxing Association CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Campaign Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Great Books Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peace Over Violence United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco AIDS Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ayudando Latinos a Sonar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.