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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
The Childrens Museum N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana Inc N/A IN United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Families USA Foundation Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trinity Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fusion Partnerships Inc. N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2019 56,370
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 5,326,070

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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 300
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 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
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
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 1,021,299

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abundant Grace Coastside Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 250
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Academir Charter School Preparatory FL Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ace Mentor Program of America Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Academy for Eating Disorders VA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,500
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Access Institute for Psychological Services CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 508,900

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Childrens Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The UCLA Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 50,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Families USA Foundation Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Trinity Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 4,000
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500
United Negro College Fund, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fusion Partnerships Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States Other Donor Advised 2019 56,370
Uptown Tenderloin Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 5,326,070

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13280 records found.