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)
FJC N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GF Sustaining Operations Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Friends of Kids with Cancer Inc N/A MO United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Give2Asia Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 57,500
Grow Dat Youth Farm N/A LA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Hospital for Special Surgery Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
International Rescue Committee Inc N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Jefferson Union High School District San Mateo CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,535,627

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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 9,500
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
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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
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 131,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Adirondack Land Trust Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Action Ministries Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund LA Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Act Inc IA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Active Minds Inc DC Health Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,957,550

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
FJC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GF Sustaining Operations Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
Friends of Kids with Cancer Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 57,500
Grow Dat Youth Farm United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Hospital for Special Surgery Fund, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Innovate Public Schools United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
International Rescue Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Jefferson Union High School District United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,535,627

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13280 records found.