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)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Defenders of Wildlife N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Dragon Productions Theatre Company San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The University Foundation California State University Chico N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,175
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Garden Conservancy Inc N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban League Of Nebraska N/A NE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
GivePower Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 400,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 672,199
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 21,400
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 164,600
Curriki Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 250
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,181,449

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Achieve Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 375,000
ACLU of Montana Foundation Inc MT Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 40,312
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
ACCION International MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
AchieveKids CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 18,945
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 490,407

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Dawn Redwoods Charitable Trust United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Dragon Productions Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
The University Foundation California State University Chico United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 21,800
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,175
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Garden Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
University of Oregon Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Urban League Of Nebraska United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
GivePower Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 400,725

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13280 records found.