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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Tesseract Research Center Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Chicago Community Loan Fund N/A IL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Common Justice N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Elko County School District N/A NV United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregational Christian Church in Samoa of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 663,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Page SUM 933,099

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,829,050

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tesseract Research Center Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Chicago Community Loan Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Christ Community Church of Milpitas United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Common Justice United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Elko County School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 175,000
Community Partners United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Congregational Christian Church in Samoa of San Francisco United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 1,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 200
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 663,400

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13280 records found.