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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Compassion and Choices N/A NH United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity: Water N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion International N/A CO United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Five San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
Montage Health N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vision Quilt N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Kids Home Care N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Compassion and Choices N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity: Water N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Five San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
Montage Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vision Quilt N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Kids Home Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Compassion and Choices United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Operation Freedom Paws United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Charity: Water United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Five United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 380
Montage Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vision Quilt United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Kids Home Care United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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13110 records found.