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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A VA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Elohim N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Elohim N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
FJC - A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Page SUM 3,458

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Virginia Organizing, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Elohim United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Vision International United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Consumer Reports Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 5,000

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13110 records found.