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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
International Fire Relief Mission N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Real Hope for Haiti N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Achungo Community Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Hermon Association, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Freedom Paws CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
International Myeloma Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Western Nevada NV General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
American Jewish World Service, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Reading Partners United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Goddard College Corporation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TeachAIDS United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Cornell University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Educating Tanzania Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
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