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 ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The University Corporation San Francisco State San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Esalen Institute N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
4word N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Flux Foundation San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 794,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
City of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 10,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,150
Cinequest, Inc. Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Circlesorg Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 328,350

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
A Precious Child Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
AAUW of Oregon Special Projects Fund OR Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
A Public Space Literary Projects Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
AAUW-Wa Special Projects Fund WA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
4word TX Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A Reaching Hand CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
A Safe Place, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 -2,500
ABC House Inc OR Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
50Can Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 120,000
A Christian Ministry in the National Parks CO Religion Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Safe Place, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 344,250

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Grantee Countrysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The University Corporation San Francisco State United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Al Otro Lado Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200
Esalen Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
4word United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Academy of Arts and Sciences United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Flux Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 794,500

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13280 records found.