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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Heartbeat N/A OR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fugees Family Inc N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside High School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellowhammer Fund N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A OR United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heartland Film, Inc. N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Center for Democracy in the Americas N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Challenge Success Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 606,051

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 400
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Doris Dillon School in Cambodia Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 500
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Day Worker Center of Mountain View Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 194,250

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Ace & TJ's Grin Kids Inc NC Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Achievement First Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Abode Services CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 3,174,550

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
WildAid, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fugees Family Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Woodside High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Yellowhammer Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 22,300
Greater Farallones Association United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Heartland Film, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 3,051
Center for Democracy in the Americas United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Challenge Success United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 606,051

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13280 records found.