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
Hawaii Public Radio N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Saint Monica Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc MD Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Larkin Street Youth Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Saint Monica Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.