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)
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,200
Greater Houston Community Foundation N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,547
Waikoloa K to 8 PTSA N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Impact NW N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Italian Community Services San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JustLeadershipUSA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Koinonia Foster Homes, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
League of Women Voters South San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Measures for Justice Institute N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,800
Page SUM 353,047

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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 2,500
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Emmaus Inn Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enneagram Prison Project Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Elevate Tutoring Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 -100
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 242,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aligarh Education Endowment Fund Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Adopt A Family Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
African Leadership Foundation NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 725
Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership CA Health Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Adrian C. Wilcox High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 60,000
Abolitionist Law Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 377,975

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Impact United States International Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,200
Greater Houston Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,547
Waikoloa K to 8 PTSA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Homeless Garden Project United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Impact NW United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Italian Community Services United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JustLeadershipUSA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Koinonia Foster Homes, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,000
League of Women Voters South San Mateo County United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Measures for Justice Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 23,800
Page SUM 353,047

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13280 records found.