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
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A HI United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
ChickTech N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
St. James N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
ORT America Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tipping Point Community San Francisco 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
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
ChickTech N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United States Association for UNHCR N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
St. James N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
ORT America Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tipping Point Community San Francisco 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
Rainbow Railroad USA Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Vidiots Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Native American Rights Fund CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Mississippi Center for Justice MS Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
National Geographic Society DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Samaritan's Purse NC Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Cause Education Fund DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Girls Incorporated of New York City United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Koloa Union United Church of Christ United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Father Flanagans Boys Home United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Stanford Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
ChickTech United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
St. James United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
ORT America Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Tipping Point Community United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.