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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Homes for Our Troops Inc N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc N/A FL United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A AK United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship N/A ID United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mosaic Project Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation N/ANapa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Equity Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 224,342

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Christian Church of Los Gatos Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,037
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 137,737

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
826 National CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Future for Every Child CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
A Sanctuary for Military Families Inc CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 410
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Kitsap Sexual Assault Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 144,110

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12650 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Homes for Our Troops Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Learning Ally Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
March of Dimes Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 300
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Mosaic Project United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
National Equity Project United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 224,342

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13280 records found.