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, and corporate 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
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Shaker Museum and Library N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lava Mae San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Shaker Museum and Library N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lava Mae San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center NC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Book Harvest NC Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pacific Forest Trust, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Shaker Museum and Library United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
Lava Mae United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.