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)
Pie Ranch San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. N/A IN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Humanist Association N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Redwood City School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Repairers of the Breach Inc N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pie Ranch San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
2430 Arts Alliance Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Humanist Association N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Redwood City School District San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Repairers of the Breach Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Saratoga Federated Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pie Ranch United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 500
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
2430 Arts Alliance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
American Humanist Association United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Redwood City School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Repairers of the Breach Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Azizi Life United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Jose Jazz United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boise Public Schools Education Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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