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 ascending
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
LEAD Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Hope for Henry Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
LEAD Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 250
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
InStepp Inc NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Food Animal Concerns Trust IL Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 200
Gamaliel of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Howard University MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
CureSearch for Children's Cancer MD Health Donor Advised 2019 0
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -14
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2019 -17
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 -71
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
University of Chicago IL Education Donor Advised 2019 -151
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center WA Health Donor Advised 2019 -175
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Donor Advised 2019 -196
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 -200
Friends of YOSAR, Inc. CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -200
Scenic Hawaii Inc. HI Environment Donor Advised 2019 -200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2019 -244
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training CA Health Donor Advised 2019 -250
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 -250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2019 -250
University of Florida Foundation Inc. FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 -252
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Hope for Henry Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
LEAD Elementary United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
International Womens Forum Northern California Legacy Founda United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
CATO Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Oceana, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.