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 Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Summit League Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Median Foundation Alameda CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
ecoAmerica N/A DC United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Jefferson Union High School District San Mateo CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Convergence Analysis Alameda CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Avalon Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Freedom of the Press Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Summit League Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Median Foundation Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
ecoAmerica N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Jefferson Union High School District San Mateo Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Convergence Analysis Alameda Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Avalon Academy San Mateo Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Freedom of the Press Foundation San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 615,975

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Justice In Motion, Inc. United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,940
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Evergreen Valley High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Summit League United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 2,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse United States Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Median Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
ecoAmerica United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Samaritan House United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City of San Jose United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Committee Advised 2019 150,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Jefferson Union High School District United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon France Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Convergence Analysis United States Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Avalon Academy United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Freedom of the Press Foundation United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 727
Page SUM 615,975

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13280 records found.