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
United Roots Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Roots Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kgwale Le Mollo US CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 2,075

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
United Roots United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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13110 records found.