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)
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
George Mason University N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 14,245
Voter Registration Project N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Grant A Wish Inc. N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Human Options, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Institute for Philosophical Research Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Iowa Central Community College Foundation N/A IA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,990,645

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 170,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,600
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Copper's Dream Rescue Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 336,100

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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 1,000
Accion Latina CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
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 3,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Accountability Counsel CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
AchieveKids CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 28,500
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 247,937

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare United States Religion Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of the Urban Forests United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
George Mason University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Global Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Verde United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 14,245
Voter Registration Project United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Grant A Wish Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Western USA Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Giving As One, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hollenbeck Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Human Options, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Institute for Philosophical Research United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Iowa Central Community College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,990,645

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13280 records found.