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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Accion Latina San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Philosophical Society N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fred Hollows Foundation USA N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Yad Sarah Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. N/A ME United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 149,550
Association of Graduates of the United States Military Acade N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,369,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 110,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 80,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,050
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,775
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 399,725

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda County Homeless Action Center CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Advaita Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Agrarian Land Trust NH Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Aircraft Casualty Emotional Support Services, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Alameda Elementary School OR Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
African Library Project CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Page SUM 561,550

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
University of San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Feminist Majority Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Accion Latina United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
VMC Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fred Hollows Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of Yad Sarah Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 250
Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 149,550
Association of Graduates of the United States Military Acade United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
West Los Angeles United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,369,350

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13280 records found.